Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.6 Circles - 8.6 Exercises - Page 576: 36

Answer

Parallel lines are alongside (par=alongside) each other, while perpendicular lines pass through (per=through) each other.

Work Step by Step

We know that in the word parallel, the prefix "par" means "alongside" or "beside". On the other hand, in the word perpendicular, the prefix "per" means "through". Thus parallel lines are alongside each other, while perpendicular lines pass through each other.
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