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8.1 find angle measures in polygons

  1. 1. 8.1 Find Angle Measures in Polygons 8.1 Bell Thinger 1. If the measures of two angles of a triangle are 19º and 80º, find the measure of the third angle. ANSWER 81º 2. Solve (x – 2)180 = 1980. ANSWER 13 3. Find the value of x. ANSWER 126
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  3. 3. 8.1 Example 1 Find the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex octagon. SOLUTION An octagon has 8 sides. Use the Polygon Interior Angles Theorem. (n – 2) 180° = (8 – 2) 180° = 6 180° = 1080° Substitute 8 for n. Subtract. Multiply. The sum of the measures of the interior angles of an octagon is 1080°.
  4. 4. 8.1 Example 2 The sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex polygon is 900°. Classify the polygon by the number of sides. SOLUTION Use the Polygon Interior Angles Theorem to write an equation involving the number of sides n. Then solve the equation to find the number of sides. (n –2) 180° = 900° n –2 = 5 n=7 Polygon Interior Angles Theorem Divide each side by 180°. Add 2 to each side. The polygon has 7 sides. It is a heptagon.
  5. 5. 8.1 Guided Practice 1. The coin shown is in the shape of a regular 11- gon. Find the sum of the measures of the interior angles. ANSWER 1620° 2. The sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex polygon is 1440°. Classify the polygon by the number of sides. ANSWER decagon
  6. 6. 8.1 Example 3 ALGEBRA Find the value of x in the diagram shown. SOLUTION The polygon is a quadrilateral. Use the Corollary to the Polygon Interior Angles Theorem to write an equation involving x. Then solve the equation. x° + 108° + 121° + 59° = 360° x + 288 = 360 x = 72 The value of x is 72. Corollary to Theorem 8.1 Combine like terms. Subtract 288 from each side.
  7. 7. 8.1 Guided Practice 3. Use the diagram at the right. Find m S and m T. ANSWER 103°, 103° 4. The measures of three of the interior angles of a quadrilateral are 89°, 110°, and 46°. Find the measure of the fourth interior angle. ANSWER 115°
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  9. 9. 8.1 Example 4 SOLUTION Use the Polygon Exterior Angles Theorem to write and solve an equation. x° + 2x° + 89° + 67° = 360° Polygon Exterior Angles Theorem 3x + 156 = 360 Combine like terms. Solve for x. x = 68 ANSWER The correct answer is B.
  10. 10. 8.1 Guided Practice 5. A convex hexagon has exterior angles with measures 34°, 49°, 58°, 67°, and 75°. What is the measure of an exterior angle at the sixth vertex? ANSWER 77°
  11. 11. 8.1 Example 5 TRAMPOLINE The trampoline shown is shaped like a regular dodecagon. Find (a) the measure of each interior angle and (b) the measure of each exterior angle. SOLUTION a. Use the Polygon Interior Angles Theorem to find the sum of the measures of the interior angles. (n –2) 180° = (12 – 2) 180° = 1800°
  12. 12. 8.1 Example 5 Then find the measure of one interior angle. A regular dodecagon has 12 congruent interior angles. Divide 1800° by 12: 1800° 12 = 150°. ANSWER The measure of each interior angle in the dodecagon is 150°.
  13. 13. 8.1 Example 5 b. By the Polygon Exterior Angles Theorem, the sum of the measures of the exterior angles, one angle at each vertex, is 360°. Divide 360° by 12 to find the measure of one of the 12 congruent exterior angles: 360° 12 = 30°. ANSWER The measure of each exterior angle in the dodecagon is 30°.
  14. 14. 8.1 Guided Practice 6. An interior angle and an adjacent exterior angle of a polygon form a linear pair. How can you use this fact as another method to find the exterior angle measure in Example 5? ANSWER Linear pairs are supplementary. Since the interior angle measures 150°, the exterior angle must measure 30°.
  15. 15. Exit 8.1 Slip 1. Find the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex 24-gon. ANSWER 3960 2. The sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex polygon is 5040o. Classify the polygon by the number of sides. ANSWER 30-gon
  16. 16. Exit 8.1 Slip 3. Find the value of x. ANSWER 33 4. Find the measures of an interior angle and an exterior angle of a regular 36-gon. ANSWER 170o, 10o
  17. 17. 8.1 Pg 530-533 #3, 12, 14, 17, 30

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