# What is the difference between a right angle and a straight angle?

May 8, 2018

Right Angle $= {90}^{\circ}$
Straight Angle $= {180}^{\circ}$

#### Explanation:

A right angle is equal to $90$ degrees and may look like the corner of a square, for example.

A straight angle is equal to $180$ degrees and simply resembles a line.

Bisecting a straight angle results in a right angle as

${180}^{\circ} / 2 = {90}^{\circ}$

The bisecting line which forms two right angles by bisecting the straight angle will be perpendicular to the line which represents the straight angle.