# Each interior angle of regular polygon is 'a' times of its exterior angle. Find , in terms of a, the number of sides in the polygon

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2014-11-06T12:15:00+05:30

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In a polygon,
interior angle + exterior angle = 180

if the interior angle is a times the exterior angle,
exterior angle = x
interior angle = ax
sum = x + ax = 180
⇒x(1+a) = 180
⇒ x = 180/(1+a)

Also the sum of exterior angles is 360.
If a polygon has n sides, it will have n exterior angles

Number of sides = 2(1+a)

if a regular polygon has n sides, then sum of internal angles is 180(n-2)
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but sum of exterior angles remain 360.
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2014-11-06T18:37:21+05:30
In terms of a, number of sides = 2(1+a)=2a+2