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Q: How do perpendicular differ from intersecting lines?

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Intersecting lines that form a right angle are perpendicular lines.

No. If the lines are parallel they will never meet or intersect at any point. If the lines are perpendicular they do intersect, but perpendicular lines are a special case of intersecting lines. Perpendicular lines are exactly 90 degrees from each other. Intersecting lines do not haveto be perpendicular... but perpendicular lines are always intersecting.

perpendicular crosses at a right angle, while intersecting lines don't

If lines were not perpendicular,they would either be intersecting or parrallel.

Perpendicular lines

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Yes. Perpendicular lines are intersecting lines, but they have right angles.

Some intersecting lines are perpendicular lines.Take any old pair of intersecting lines. If the angles at the intersectionhappen to be 90 degree angles, then the lines are perpendicular lines.

Intersecting lines that form a right angle are perpendicular lines.

No. If the lines are parallel they will never meet or intersect at any point. If the lines are perpendicular they do intersect, but perpendicular lines are a special case of intersecting lines. Perpendicular lines are exactly 90 degrees from each other. Intersecting lines do not haveto be perpendicular... but perpendicular lines are always intersecting.

Perpendicular lines intersect.

The only difference between perpendicular lines and intersecting lines is that perpendicular lines create a right angle at the point of intersection.

Perpendicular lines are lines that cross at right angles. Intersecting lines can cross at any angle.

Intersecting lines may or may not be perpendicular. If the angle of intersection between two intersecting lines is 90 degrees, then the two lines are perpendicular. Otherwise, the lines are not perpendicular. For example: A | | | B ----|----- | | Here, the lines A and B are intersecting. The angle between A and B is 90 degrees. Therefore, line A and line B are perpendicular to each other.

They are not. The perpendicular bisectors of a triangle, for example, intersect at the orthocentre of the triangle. So perpendicular lines can be intersecting and conversely.

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