## Measurement

### Middle School Level Questions on Angles from the Dr. Math Archives

Middle School Dr. Math Questions on Measurement

Below are some questions and answers from our archive of questions sent via e-mail by K12 students and teachers to Ask Dr. Math. You may also browse the entire middle school level archive by category.

### Angle Measurement

Angle, Side Length of a Triangle
What is the relation between the angles and side lengths of a triangle?
Angles of a Parallelogram
In a parallelogram ABCD, angle ABC = 2 * angle BCD; what is ADC?
How do you convert degrees to radians, and vice versa?
Definition of Clinometer
We've been surfing the net to find a definition of 'clinometer' and have been unsuccessful.
Why do pi radians = 180 degrees?
Why are radians preferable to degree measures?
Which side of a protractor scale do you use?
Using a Protractor
How do I measure angles using a protractor?
Polygon Angles
What is the sum of the measure of the angles in polygons with sides 3- 50?
Triangles: Height and Angle
A tree casts a shadow 30 ft and makes an angle of 47 degrees with the ground. How high is the tree?
Why do the angles of a triangle add to 180 degrees?
We were wondering why all the angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees.
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