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Polygons:

5/06/09

To be able to calculate the interior angles of any polygon


Starter Activity Angle Review
1.
a

Work out the value of a.

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a = .............................
(Total 3 marks)

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BEG and CFG are straight lines.


ABC is parallel to DEF.
Angle ABE = 48.
Angle BCF = 30.

(a)

(i)

Write down the size of the angle marked x.


x = ...................

(ii)

Give a reason for your


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(b)

(i)
(ii)

Write down the size of the angle marked y.

= ...................

Give a reason for your answer.


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(Total 4 marks)

3.
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B
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Find the size of angle C.
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(ii)

Triangle ABC is equilateral.


Explain why.
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(2)

(b)
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x
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PQR is a straight line.


SQ = SR.
(i)

Work out the size of the angle marked x.


..........................

(ii)

Give reasons for your answer.


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(3)
(Total 5 marks)

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Triangle ABC is isosceles, with AC = BC.


Angle ACD = 62.
BCD is a straight line.
(a)

Work out the size of angle x.


x =
(2)

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The diagram shows part of a regular octagon.


(b)

Work out the size of angle x.

x =
(3)
(Total 5 marks)

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DE is parallel to FG.
Find the size of the angle marked y.

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(Total 1 mark)

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1 2 6 x
P

PQ is a straight line.
(a)

Work out the size of the angle marked x..............................


(1)

(b)

(i)

Work out the size of the angle marked y.


..............................

(ii)

Give reasons for your answer.


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(3)
(Total 4 marks)

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D
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ABCD is a quadrilateral.
Work out the size of the largest angle in the quadrilateral.

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(Total 4 marks)

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Home work Angles


1.
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Calculate the size of the exterior angle of a regular hexagon.

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(Total 2 marks)

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The diagram shows a shape.


The shape is a 6-sided polygon.

(a)

Write down the mathematical name for a 6-sided polygon.


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The diagram below shows how the shape tessellates.

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The size of each of the angles marked x is 135.

(b)

Give reasons why.


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The diagram shows the lengths of two of the sides of the shape.
(c)

Work out the perimeter of the shape.

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This is part of the design of a pattern found at the theatre of Diana at Alexandria.
It is made up of a regular hexagon, squares and equilateral triangles.
(a)

Write down the size of the angle marked x....................................


(1)

(b)

Work out the size of the angle marked y......................................


(2)
2

The area of each equilateral triangle is 2 cm .


(c)

Work out the area of the regular hexagon.

.....................................cm

(2)
(Total 5 marks)