Full Angle

Pronunciation: /fʊl ˈæŋ gəl/ ?

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Angles are divided into four classes according to their measure. A full angle is an angle that measures a full circle.

Classes of Angles
Degree MeasureRadian MeasureClass Name
α<90°α<π/2 rad. Acute angle
α=90°α=π/2 rad. Right angle
90°<α<180°π/2<α<π rad. Obtuse angle
α=180°α=π rad. Straight angle
180<α<360°π<α<2π rad. Reflex angle
α=360°α=2π rad. Full angle
Table 1: Classes of angles

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  1. Smith, William Benjamin. Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle, pp 26. Macmillan & Co., 1892. (Accessed: 2010-02-05). http://www.archive.org/stream/introductorymode00smitrich#page/26/mode/1up/search/full.

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2010-02-05: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2009-12-14: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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