adjacent angle


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adjacent angle

[ə′jās·ənt ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
One of a pair of angles with a common side formed by two intersecting straight lines.
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They commented that, "The adjacent angles idea provided was a reliable way to determine this equality;" or "This part suggested that this is definitely the correct solution.
In Tasks 5 the students are given a transparency with a drawing of two adjacent angles [alpha] and [beta] and sheets of paper with a printed question.
Here is a transparency with a drawing of two adjacent angles [alpha] and [beta].