Linear Pair: Definition, Theorem & Example


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1. Angles A and B form a linear pair. If angle B measures 87 degrees, what is the measure of angle A?

2. Angles A and B form a linear pair. What is the total measure of angles A and B?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Linear pairs are important to know when studying algebra. This quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of them and let you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Solving for angles A and B in a given equation
  • Solving for x in a provided example
  • Characteristics of a linear pair

Skills Practiced

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

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving angle measurements and linear pairs
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between characteristics that do and do not apply to linear pairs
  • Making connections - use understanding of linear pairs to answer both word and image problems involving their calculation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Linear Pair: Definition, Theorem & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what constitutes a linear pair
  • Define adjacent
  • Define supplementary
  • Know how to solve problems involving linear pairs