This is the real reason why exterior angles of a polygon add up to 360 degrees! If you shrink the polygon (which doesn’t affect the sum of exterior angles), the exterior angles eventually meet at a point, and the sum of angles at a point is 360 degrees.
This is some cool math to think about!
Math Appeal: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles
NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Greg Tang challenges kids to solve problems creatively in this follow-up to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS.
In this book you’ll learn to see
How very clever you can be.