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One common example of perpendicular lines in real life is the point where two city roads intersect. When one road crosses another, the two streets join at right angles to each other and form a cross-type pattern. Perpend... More »

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Parallel lines exist everywhere in everyday life, including on the sides of a piece of paper and the way that the shelves of a bookcase are positioned. Parallel lines are two or more lines that when drawn out infinitely ... More »

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A kite is a real life example of a rhombus shape. However, while a kite has a rhombus shape, it is not a rhombus. More »

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The phrase "perpendicular lines intersect to form right angles" can be turned into an if-then statement by saying: If perpendicular lines intersect, then the lines form right angles. It can also be phrased as: If two lin... More »

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Perpendicular lines are those that form a right angle at the point at which they intersect. Parallel lines, though in the same plane, never intersect. More »

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A kite is a real life example of a rhombus shape. However, while a kite has a rhombus shape, it is not a rhombus. More »

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Perpendicular lines are lines that intersect one another at a 90 degree angle. If two lines are perpendicular, then multiplying the slopes of the two lines together equals -1. More »

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