The Parallel & Perpendicular Postulates


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Which is true about parallel lines?

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1. Perpendicular lines intersect to form a _____ -degree angle.

2. What are the parallel and perpendicular postulates used for in geometry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see if you know what parallel and perpendicular postulates are. You will be tested on the nature of these lines and their importance to geometry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet set, you'll measure your understanding of:

  • The angle formed at the intersection of perpendicular lines
  • How both of these postulates are used in geometry
  • The key quality of parallel lines

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what angle is formed when perpendicular lines meet
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the parallel and perpendicular postulates
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how parallel and perpendicular postulates are used in geometry

Additional Learning

For more information about these geometric topics, review the lesson titled The Parallel & Perpendicular Postulates. New concepts covered include:

  • Tools used to work with these lines
  • Graphical representations of these lines
  • Opposite reciprocal slopes