# Identifying Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal

Skill:

Use definitions and theorems of angles formed when a transversal intersects parallel lines.

# Identifying Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal

Determine which lines are parallel using properties of angles formed by angles in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

Each time you identify a pair of parallel lines and a transversal that formed the congruent corresponding angles, what shape gets filled in with color?

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### Open-ended question 2

The pairs of triangles are formed by the corresponding angles and lines opposite those angles. What do you notice about each pair of lines opposite the corresponding angles?

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### Open-ended question 3

How would you form a smaller star on the shared leg of the two stars?

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