Vertically opposite angles  by  Rose Oduor

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What is an angle?

Definition

Can you recognize and identify the angles below?

What is a vertically opposite angle?

Further explanation on vertically opposite angles

Identify vertically opposite angles

Identify vertically opposite angle in the diagram below

• Angle S is vertically opposite angle P
• Angle O is vertically opposite angle V

Recognize that vertically opposite angle are equal

In the diagram below, state the angles that are vertically opposite to one another and are equal in measure

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• Angle BAC=EAF (measures 30°each) - are vertical
• Angle CAD=NAF (measures 55° each) - are vertical
• Angle BAN=DAE (measures 95° each) - are vertica

What is the sum of the pairs of opposite angles?

Pair of opposite Angles add up to 360°

• Angle d is vertically opposite angle a
• Angle f is vertically opposite angle c
• Angle e is vertically opposite angle b

True or false

a = d true

b = e false

f = c false

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