What are Perpendicular Lines? - Definition & Meaning


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What is the angle measurement between the two lines shown?

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1. The product of the slopes of two perpendicular lines will be equal to:

2. What is the negative reciprocal of -4?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test what you know about perpendicular lines in this combination quiz and worksheet. You will be asked to determine the slopes, negative reciprocals, and angle measurements in these practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to assess your knowledge of:

  • Angle measurements in perpendicular liens
  • Multiplying the slopes of two perpendicular lines
  • Negative reciprocals
  • Determining whether two lines are perpendicular when given their equations

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - understanding of the concept of reciprocal numbers
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve problems involving perpendicular lines and their equations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about perpendicular lines

Additional Learning

Enhance your understanding about perpendicular lines with this interactive lesson called What are Perpendicular Lines? - Definition and Meaning. Topics covered include:

  • Defining perpendicular lines
  • Identifying the properties of perpendicular lines
  • Determining perpendicular lines using algebra