How Many Degrees Are in a Polygon?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 2:35:40 PM ET
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The degrees of a polygon, or the sum of its angles, depends on the number of sides the polygon has. The sum of the degrees of the angles of a polygon equals 180(n-2), where n equals the number of sides of the polygon.

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