Reflex Angles

Different Angles have different names:types of angle

A Reflex Angle is more than 180° but less than 360°

Reflex Angle
This is a reflex angle

All the angles below are reflex angles:

Reflex Angles

Which Angle?

Remember to look carefully at which angle you are being asked to name.

The reflex angle is the larger angle.
It is more than 180° but less than 360°

If you choose the smaller angle you might have an Acute Angle, or an Obtuse Angle instead:


The larger angle is a Reflex Angle,
but the smaller angle is an Acute Angle

The larger angle is a Reflex Angle,
but the smaller angle is an Obtuse Angle