Definition: Def. 11.04: Plane at Right Angles to a Plane

A plane is at right angles to a(nother) plane when (all of) the straight lines drawn in one of the planes, at right angles to the common section of the planes, are at right angles to the remaining plane.

Modern Formulation

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Adapted from (subject to copyright, with kind permission)

  1. Fitzpatrick, Richard: Euclid's "Elements of Geometry"

Adapted from CC BY-SA 3.0 Sources:

  1. Prime.mover and others: "Pr∞fWiki",, 2016