Sarin learns Shapes and Solids in school part 42 (Math Question)

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The blog postings are about the Singapore Math. The readers can learn from the postings on Solving Singapore Primary School Mathematics. The blog presenting the Math Concept, Math Questions with solutions that teaches in Singapore Primary Schools. You or the kids can learn the skills to deal with Math Modeling, Math Problem Solving and Problem Sum from Lower Primary School to Upper Primary School level after reading the blog postings. This posting is an upper primary school math question on Angle and Shape.

Read the posting on Sarin learns Lines and Angles (Math concept) to understand the concept of lines and angles.

Read the posting on Sarin learns Shapes and Solids in school (Math Concept) to know about shapes.

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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ339

The figure below shows 2 identical isosceles triangles WXY and WYZ. WY = XY = YZ and ∠ XWZ = 314°. Find ∠ WYX.

Solution:

∠ XWZ = 3600 – 3140 = 460

WXY and WYZ are identical isosceles triangles

∠ YWX = ∠ YWZ = 460 ÷ 2 = 230

∠ YXW = ∠ YWX = 230

∠ WYX = 1800 – 230 – 230 = 1340