## Angles

 6.2 Angles

We will learn to recognize and name right angles, tapered angles and right angles in the shapes of rectangles, equal squares and triangles.

 ANGLES An angle is a shape formed by two lines that share the same endpoint, called the vertex of an angle. Angles provide a way to express the difference in gradient between two lines that meet at an angle without having to define the gradient of both.

• The unit of measurement for an angle is degrees (°).

Angles can be divided into 3 types which are right angle, acute angle and obtuse angle.

 RIGHT ANGLE The right angle is at 90°. ACUTE ANGLE An acute angle is an angle whose value is less than 90°. OBTUSE ANGLE An obtuse angle is greater than 90° but less than 180°.

## Angles

 6.2 Angles

We will learn to recognize and name right angles, tapered angles and right angles in the shapes of rectangles, equal squares and triangles.

 ANGLES An angle is a shape formed by two lines that share the same endpoint, called the vertex of an angle. Angles provide a way to express the difference in gradient between two lines that meet at an angle without having to define the gradient of both.

• The unit of measurement for an angle is degrees (°).

Angles can be divided into 3 types which are right angle, acute angle and obtuse angle.

 RIGHT ANGLE The right angle is at 90°. ACUTE ANGLE An acute angle is an angle whose value is less than 90°. OBTUSE ANGLE An obtuse angle is greater than 90° but less than 180°.