Ever heard of a transversal? It's not as confusing as the term sounds. This tutorial will introduce you to transversals and show you the neat things that happen when a transversal meets two parallel lines. Take a look!

Keywords:

definition

transversal

parallel

parallel lines

line

lines

angle

angles

congruent angles

supplementary

supplementary angles

congruent

corresponding

corresponding angles

vertical

vertical angles

acute angles

obtuse angles

equal angles

add to 180

180 degrees

intersect

intersection

intersecting lines

Background Tutorials

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Vertical angles have a very special quality. They are always congruent to one another! Check out this tutorial to learn about and see how to identify vertical angles!