Angle

Definition of Angle

An angle is formed by two rays with a common endpoint (called the vertex).

Examples of Angle

    In the figure shown, angle AOB is formed by the rays OA and OB with a common endpoint O.
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Solved Example Clockple on Angle

Ques: How many angles are formed by three rays with a common vertex?

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Choices:

    A. 3
    B. 2
    C. 1
    D. 4
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: The figure shown has three rays PQ, PR, and PS with a common vertex P.
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    Step 2: The angles formed by these 3 rays are QPR, RPS, and QPS.
    Step 3: So, three rays can form 3 angles.