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The measure of an exterior angle of a regular polygon is 24. Find the measure of an interior angle. Then find the number of sides.

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jackie1977

Interior and exterior angles are supplementary, so the interior angle has measure [latex]24^\circ+x^\circ=180^\circ\implies x=156[/latex] The exterior angles of a convex polygon all add up to [latex]360^\circ[/latex], and in a regular polygon these angles are all congruent. So if there are [latex]n[/latex] sides, you have [latex]24^\circ n=360^\circ\implies n=15[/latex]

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