Countdown to Exams - Day 41 - Angles in triangles and polygons
On day 41, we start by taking a look at calculating the missing angle in triangles (add up to 180 degrees). It is important to aware of the Isosceles and Equilateral triangles as they have very specific angle properties. We then move onto angles in polygons which can be found by using a special formula. If in doubt, use the fact that the number of triangles in a shape is always two less than the number of sides.
If in doubt, use the fact that the number of triangles in a shape is always two less than the number of sides.
You will have to be able to calculate the exterior angle of a shape as well (all exterior angles make 360 degrees, Interior + Exterior = 180 degrees)
In the video below, Matt will go through how to calculate missing angles in triangles and polygons.
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