Definition Of Acute Angle
What Are The Characteristics Of An Acute Angle?
The following are the unique geometric characteristics of any
An angle is created when two rays intersect.
The intersection of the two rays is called the vertex.
There is a standard method of labeling angles. First label the vertex; we choose to label it
. The two Rays are labeled
of the angle between two Rays is determined by the space between the Rays. See diagram below. One ray is horizontal thus giving us a reference point. The distance of separation between
Rays B and C
determines the Acute Angle's value.
Is there a standard way of writing an angle as a mathematical expression? The answer is yes. Here are the details: (1) All angles must start with the
character. (2) The vertex must be the center label when writing an angle. (3) Valid angle statements in this example are
An acute angle is always less than 90 degrees. In our example below, the Acute Angle is 41°.
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