# Give the reason for the step taken from a proof. \angle 1\ and\ \angle 2 are a linear pair given...

## Question:

Give the reason for the step taken from a proof.

{eq}\angle 1\ and\ \angle 2 {/eq} are a linear pair given that the measurement of {eq}\angle 1 + \angle 2= 180^\circ. {/eq}

## Straight Angle:

An angle which is equal to **180 **degrees is given the name as straight angle. A straight angle changes the direction to point the opposite way.

## Answer and Explanation: 1

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View this answerTwo angles are said to be linear if they are adjacent angles formed by two intersecting lines. The measure of a straight angle is **180 **degrees, so a...

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 2Learn about the different types of angles. Discover what angles are, the different parts of an angle, and the measurement of an angle, then explore the characteristics of acute, right, obtuse, and straight angles.