What Are Adjacent Angles? - Definition & Examples


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Choose the correct definition of adjacent angles.

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1. Identify the side common to the adjacent angles shown.

2. Name a pair of adjacent angles in the diagram below.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Adjacent angles are frequently encountered in geometry, and this quiz/worksheet will test your acumen and let you use your skills to solve practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various components of adjacent angles, including:

  • The definition of adjacent angles
  • Common sides
  • Identifying adjacent angles
  • How many adjacent angles an angle can have

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast angles that are and aren't adjacent
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the identification of adjacent angles
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define adjacent angle

Additional Learning

To learn more about adjacent angles in geometry, review the accompanying lesson What Are Adjacent Angles? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define adjacent angles
  • Know what the vertex of an angle is
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of adjacent angles