# SOLUTION: A pentagon (a five-sided figure) can be divided into 3 triangles. If you added up all the angles in the divided pentagon, how many total degrees would you get? Briefly explain how

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 262414: A pentagon (a five-sided figure) can be divided into 3 triangles. If you added up all the angles in the divided pentagon, how many total degrees would you get? Briefly explain how you arrived at your answer.Answer by Edwin McCravy(9719)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Each of the triangles would have 180°, so 3 of them would have 3×180° or 540°.