# Can someone prove this for me please?

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Given: P is parallel to q

Prove: Angle 1 is equal to angle 5

Given: P is parallel to q

Prove: Angle 1 is equal to angle 5

##### 2 Answers

Oct 13, 2017

This is the definition of two lines being parallel. **It is not a property to prove**.

#### Explanation:

This property is called the **parallel postulate**. It is one of the five axioms in Euclidean geometry. Axiom is a statement that is **defined** to be true as a basis of mathematics.

For more information:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axiom

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallel_postulate

Dec 2, 2017

Corresponding angles on parallel lines are equal.