A pair of adjacent angles formed
by intersecting lines. Angles 1
and 2 below are a linear pair. So are angles 2 and 4, angles 3
and 4, and angles 1 and 3. Linear pairs of angles are supplementary.

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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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