# linear pair

Two angles are a *linear pair* if the angles are adjacent^{} 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 supplementary^{} (http://planetmath.org/Supplementary2).

Title | linear pair |
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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 |