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The Perpendicular Transversal Theorem & Its Converse

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What does the perpendicular transversal theorem tell us?

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1. What can you prove with the perpendicular transversal theorem?

2. What does the converse perpendicular transversal theorem tell us?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you study the perpendicular transversal theorem and its converse, you can use this short quiz and worksheet to gauge your current understanding. Questions look at what the perpendicular and converse perpendicular transversal theorems tell us and what you can prove with these theorems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your ability to do the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Describe what the perpendicular transversal theorem tells us
  • Share what is proven with the perpendicular transversal theorem
  • Detail what the converse perpendicular transversal theorem tells us and proves
  • Discuss what two horizontal lines that are perpendicular to the vertical line tell us

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the perpendicular transversal theorem proves and tells us
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the converse perpendicular transversal theorem proves and tells us
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding horizontal lines being perpendicular to a vertical line and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson called The Perpendicular Transversal Theorem & Its Converse accompanying this quiz and worksheet can help you build a quality understanding of the following:

  • Definition and purpose of a theorem
  • What it means if two intersections are both perpendicular
  • Type of angle formed when two lines are perpendicular
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