reflex angle


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reflex angle

reflex angle

n.
An angle greater than 180° and less than 360°.
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Noun1.reflex angle - an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)reflex angle - an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
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Introduce the idea of a reflex angle by showing them an angle made by a circular fan and asking them to show the same angle on their plates.
This is followed by different fractions of a turn, and by the definitions of right, acute, obtuse, straight and reflex angles (Figures 7-8).
Other students used the hands of the clock to show acute, obtuse, straight and reflex angles.