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Consecutive Interior Angles

In the figure below, angles 4 and 6 are consecutive interior angles. So are angles 3 and 5. Consecutive interior angles are supplementary. Formally, consecutive interior angles may be defined as two interior angles lying on the same side of the transversal cutting across two parallel lines.

 

Parallel lines cut
by a transversal

 

See also

Alternate interior angles, alternate exterior angles

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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