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Using a Protractor

Protractors are fun and easy to use

Have a look at this animation (press the play button) to see how to make a neat angle using a protractor and ruler:

Measuring

Protractors usually have two sets of numbers going in opposite directions. Be careful which one you use

Have a Go Yourself!

Try to measure the angles A, B, C and D inside this shape.

Be careful which angle you read from the protractor.

Hint: if you get them all correct, they will add up to 360°

 

The answers are ... no, that would spoil the fun!

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