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# What is an angle?

An angle consists of two rays or lines having the same endpoint(vertex). An angle is formed when two rays meet at an endpoint. The endpointis called the vertex of the angle. …The measure of an angle tellshow far one side is turned from the other side -0 degrees is noturn and 360 degrees is one full turn. You can name angles by howtheir measures compare to 90 degrees or 180 degrees. There are 4types of angles, acute angle, right angle, obtuse angle, andstraight angle. An acute angle is an angle that measures less than90 degrees. A right angle is an angle that measures exactly 90degrees. A straight angle measures exactly 180 degrees. ( Full Answer )