SAT Math : How to find an angle in a hexagon

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Example Questions

Example Question #22 : Geometry

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Correct answer:

190

Explanation:

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Example Question #1 : Hexagons

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 #1 : How To Find An Angle In A Hexagon

Find the sum of all the inner angles in a hexagon.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve, simply use the formula to find the total degrees inside a polygon, where n is the number of vertices.

In this particular case, a hexagon means a shape with six sides and thus six vertices.

Thus,

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