CA Geometry: Exterior angles  Worked examples  Geometry  Khan Academy  Summary and Q&A
TL;DR
This video explains how to solve math problems involving geometric shapes and angles.
Key Insights
 🗯️ Right rectangular prisms are threedimensional rectangular shapes with height, length, and width.
 🔺 Exterior angles are angles formed by extending one side of a polygon and measuring the angle formed with the adjacent side.
 🍹 The sum of the exterior angles of any polygon is always 360 degrees.
Transcript
We're on 41. Lea made two candles in the shape of right rectangular prisms. So I'm assuming when they say right rectangular prisms, they mean a kind of three dimensional rectangular shape. The first candle is 15 centimeters height, 8 centimeters long and 8 centimeters wide. So let's see, it's 15 centimeters high. So that's 15. 8 centimeters long. S... Read More
Questions & Answers
Q: How is the incremental volume of the taller candle calculated?
The incremental volume is the difference in volume between the original candle and the taller candle. It can be calculated by multiplying the additional height by the length and width of the candle.
Q: How can we find the exterior angles of a triangle?
To find the exterior angles of a triangle, extend one side of the triangle and measure the angle formed between the extended side and the adjacent side of the triangle.
Q: Why is the sum of the exterior angles of any polygon always 360 degrees?
The sum of the exterior angles of any polygon is always 360 degrees because the exterior angles and interior angles add up to 180 degrees. Therefore, the sum of the exterior angles is equal to the number of sides multiplied by 180 degrees.
Q: What is a regular polygon?
A regular polygon is a polygon where all sides and angles are congruent. In other words, all sides have the same length, and all angles have the same measure.
Summary & Key Takeaways

The video starts by explaining how to calculate the additional wax needed to make a taller candle by finding the incremental volume. The example uses right rectangular prisms.

The next problem involves finding exterior angles of a triangle and determining which angle cannot be an exterior angle of the triangle.

The video then discusses the sum of interior angles and exterior angles in a polygon, demonstrating that the sum of the exterior angles is always 360 degrees.

The final problem asks for the number of sides of a regular polygon with a given exterior angle measurement.