1952 AHSME Problems/Problem 21
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Problem
The sides of a regular polygon of sides, , are extended to form a star. The number of degrees at each point of the star is:
Solution
The measure of each angle, in degrees, of an -sided regular polygon is . Hence, the two base angles of each triangle formed measure degrees, and the vertex angle measures degrees. This simplifies to , or .
See also
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