# What Is the Sum of the Measures of the Interior Angles of a Hexagon?

## Question: What is the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a hexagon

The angles that lie inside a shape (generally a polygon) are said to be interior angles** **and hexagon is defined as a polygon with 8 sides.

## Answer: The sum of the measures of the interior angles of a hexagon is 720 degrees

The formula to find the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a polygon is (n - 2) × 180^{º} where n is a number of sides.

## Explanation:

Sum of the measures of the interior angles of a hexagon = (n - 2) × 180^{º}

= (6 - 2) × 180^{º}

= 4 × 180^{º}

= 720^{º}

### Therefore, sum of the measures of the interior angles of a hexagon is 720^{º}.

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