Angle Addition Postulate: Definition & Examples


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Choose the correct angle addition formula for the diagram below.

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1. What is the measure of angle BLA?

2. What is the measure of angle WYX?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of what exactly the angle addition postulate is. Topics you'll need to know to answer the practice problems on the quiz include being able to correctly identify the angle addition formula based on a diagram as well as finding the measurement of an angle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Identifying the angle addition formula for a diagram
  • Finding the correct measurement of an angle
  • Using the angle addition postulate to solve for a variable in an angle problem

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as straight angle and vertices
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the angle addition postulate
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to measure angles and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - solve practice problems using the angle addition postulate

Additional Learning

To learn more about angles, review the corresponding lesson on the Angle Addition Postulate. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the angle addition postulate
  • Examine physical diagrams of the angle addition postulate as well as a textbook description
  • Review examples of applying the angle addition postulate
  • Define vertices and straight angles
  • Practice using the angle addition postulate