linear pair

Two angles are a linear pair if the angles are adjacentPlanetmathPlanetmathPlanetmath and the two unshared rays form a line. Below is an example of a linear pair:

The linear pair postulate states that two angles that form a linear pair are supplementaryPlanetmathPlanetmath (

Title linear pair
Canonical name LinearPair
Date of creation 2013-03-22 17:35:38
Last modified on 2013-03-22 17:35:38
Owner Wkbj79 (1863)
Last modified by Wkbj79 (1863)
Numerical id 7
Author Wkbj79 (1863)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 51-00
Defines linear pair postulate