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# What are vertical angles?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### July 20, 2009 8:32PM

Vertical angles are angles opposite each other, formed by two intersecting lines. They have the same measure, and so are congruent.

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### What does the word vertical and opposite angles mean?

vertical angles are when you have an "x" made by intersecting
lines and the angles in it are vertical angles. Opposite angles are
when you have the x, the angles are on directly opposite sides.
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those are opposite of each other. therefore they are opposite
angles. the arrows are pointing at them