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Help your students prepare for their Maths GCSE with this free types of angles worksheet of 27 questions and answers

  • Section 1 of the types of angles worksheet contains 21 skills-based  types of angles questions, in 3 groups to support differentiation
  • Section 2 contains 3 applied types of angles questions with a mix of worded problems and deeper problem solving questions
  • Section 3 contains 3 foundation and higher level GCSE exam style questions 
  • Answer keys and a mark scheme for all questions are provided
  • Questions follow variation theory with plenty of opportunities for students to work independently at their own level
  • All questions created by fully qualified expert secondary maths teachers
  • Suitable for GCSE maths revision for AQA, OCR and Edexcel exam boards

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Types of angles at a glance

 

An angle is formed when two line segments or rays intersect at a vertex. It is important to be able to identify and name angles based on their properties. 

 

We classify angles based on their size. The different types of angle required at GCSE are acute, obtuse, reflex and right angle. An angle measuring less than 90° is an acute angle, greater than 90° but less than 180° is an obtuse angle, and greater than 180° is a reflex angle. An angle of exactly 90° is called a right angle, an angle of exactly 180° is called a straight angle or half turn and an angle of exactly 360° is called a full angle or full turn.

 

Drawing angles and measuring angles is done using a protractor which can help when identifying angles. It may require rounding decimal answers to the nearest whole degree.

 

Complementary angles are a pair of angles whose sum is 90°, and supplementary angles are a pair of angles whose sum is 180°. Students are not required to know the terminology of complementary or supplementary angles at GCSE, but they are required to use these facts to calculate missing angles. 

 

 Looking forward, students can then progress to additional geometry worksheets, for example a 2D shapes worksheet or an angles in polygons worksheet.

 

 

For more teaching and learning support on Geometry our GCSE maths lessons provide step by step support for all GCSE maths concepts.

 

 

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