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In geometry and trigonometry, a **right angle** is an **angle** of exactly **90**° (**degrees**), corresponding to a quarter turn. The term is a calque of Latin angulus rectus; here rectus means "upright", referring to the vertical perpendicular to a horizontal base line.

In this manner, is a 90 degree angle straight?

In geometry, there are three types of **angles**: acute **angle**-an **angle** between 0 and **90 degrees**. **straight angle**-a 180 **degree angle**.

One may also ask, how did the right angle get its name?

The term **right angle is a** calque of latin word 'angulus rectus' . 'Rectus' means "upright", here 'upright' refers to the vertical perpendicular to **a** horizontal base line.

What is another name for a right angle?

angled | ninety-degree |
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rectilinear | right-angled |

square | 90-degree |

What angle is 45?

Figure 4: Acute **angles** — at **45**° (Figure a), 60° (Figure b), and 30° (Figure c). Obtuse **angle**. This type is just not as exciting as an acute **angle**. It's measure is somewhere between a right **angle** and a straight **angle** (see Figure 5).

two right angles

The Pythagorean theorem is the formula that relates all three sides of a **right triangle** to each other. It allows you to find one side given the other two. The side c is always the hypotenuse or the side opposite the right angle. The hypotenuse is always the longest side of a **right triangle**.

A **circle** is divided into 360 equal **degrees**, so that a right angle is **90**°. So seven and a half **degrees** can be called 7 **degrees** and 30 minutes, written 7° 30'.

4 right angles

four right angles

Answer: **2/3 of a right angle is** 60°

(3/3[whole]-3/3)*90°.A **straight angle** is 180 degrees

A Both **have** 4 90 degree (**right**) **angles**. A triangle **has** 3 sides and 3 **angles**. The **angles** of a triangle always add up to 180 degrees. The “**angle**” of a **circle** is 360 degrees – all the way around.

Direct link to Kaylen's post “There are 360 in a **full angle**. 360/3 = **120**.

The right triangle has one **90** degree angle and two acute (< **90** degree) angles. Since the sum of the angles of a triangle is always **180** degrees The two sides of the triangle that are by the right angle are called the legs and the side opposite of the right angle is called the hypotenuse.

In geometry and trigonometry, a right angle is an angle of exactly **90**° (**degrees**), corresponding to a quarter turn. If a ray is placed so that its endpoint is on a line and the adjacent angles are equal, then they are right angles.

The best **way** to describe an **angle** is with three points. One point on each ray and the vertex always in the middle. That **angle** could be NAMED in three **ways**: X, BXC, or CXB. Adjacent **angles** are two **angles** that have a common vertex, a common side, and no common interior points.

- Acute
**angle**. - Right
**angle**. - Obtuse
**angle**. - Straight
**angle**. - Reflex
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