This lesson teaches how to solve for x using two parallel lines and a transversal. By knowing that parallel lines have corresponding and alternate interior angles, one can use these angles to solve for x. The teacher explains that a transversal is a line that intersects parallel lines, which allows for the use of these angle relationships. By using either corresponding angles or alternate interior angles, one can solve for x and find the value of the unknown angle.
Solving for x using two parallel lines and a transversal
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Questions answered by this video:
What are vertical angles?
What are corresponding angles?
What are alternate interior angles?
How can I solve for angle measurements when I have two parallel lines and a transversal?
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This lesson talks about some of the ways to solve for angle measurements when there are two parallel lines cut by a transversal. The teacher discusses vertical angles, corresponding angles, and alternate interior angles.