High School Math : How to find an angle in a hexagon

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Example Questions

Example Question #531 : Geometry

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Correct answer:

190

Explanation:

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Example Question #532 : Plane Geometry

If a triangle has 180 degrees, what is the sum of the interior angles of a regular octagon?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The sum of the interior angles of a polygon is given by  where  = number of sides of the polygon.  An octagon has 8 sides, so the formula becomes

Example Question #533 : Plane Geometry

What is the measure of an interior angle of a regular hexagon?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The measure of an internal angle of an regular polygon can be determined using the following equation, where  equals the number of sides:

 

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