Parts of an Angle | Vertex and Arms of an Angle
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- Parts of an Angle
When two rays meet at a common endpoint, an angle is formed.
An angle has two major parts.
Vertex: The common endpoint.
Arms: The two rays that make an angle.
Naming the vertex and arms of an angle
Here, B is the vertex of the angle; are the two arms of the angle.
Want to go after it right away? Here's a little practice.
1. Take a closer look at the image, and find out the vertex and arms of each angle.
Click here to check if you have got it right.
2. It's time to take your learning a notch up! Draw an angle with the vertex Q and arms .
Click here to see if your answer matches the sample we have here.
Take up the challenge!
Name the vertex and arms that form each angle in the given figure.