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Lesson 1: Understanding angle measurement

# Angles in circles word problems

Practice word problems that involve thinking about angles as part of a circle.

## Problem 1: Caterpillar

A caterpillar stands on her head.
How many degrees does the caterpillar need to turn to be upright?
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## Problem 2: Oven

If Arianna turns the stove dial ${135}^{\circ }$ to the right, what setting will the dial be on?

## Problem 3: Directions

Melissa walks $3$ blocks south. Then she turns ${45}^{\circ }$ right (clockwise) and walks $1$ block.
What direction does Melissa end up facing?
A pizza is cut into $6$ equal slices.
How many ${1}^{\circ }$ turns does it take to make $1$ slice of pizza?
How many degrees does the hour hand on a clock turn between $7:00$ AM to $10:00$ AM?
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