Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - Circles and Related Segments and Angles - Exercises - Page 276: 26

Answer

72$^{\circ}$

Work Step by Step

A circle has 360 degrees. The arc formed by two out of 5 equally spaced points on a circle will be one fifth of the total circle. Therefore the arc has a measure of 360/5=72$^{\circ}$.
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