Math

Can You Solve The Star-Shaped Geometry Problem?

The star-shaped geometry puzzle presented by Presh Talwalkar of the MindYourDecisions YouTube channel is meant for 8th grade students. So, can you solve it?

The Geometry Problem

The problem in question is much easier to tackle when drawn out, rather than written. The problem involves a star shape, with only a few of the angles marked with measurements in degrees. The problem asks you to find the measure of angle A in degrees. See the actual diagram below. The answer is described in the video, and written out below if you scroll down. Good luck!

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Here's The Answer

The answer is 30 degrees. Did you solve it? Watch the video above to learn how to arrive at the correct answer.

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Written by Curiosity Staff December 16, 2016