The Lesson

A full angle is an angle of 360°. A full angle is a complete revolution.

a full angle

Real Examples of Full Angles

The angles below are all full angles:

360 degrees

Interactive Widget

Here is an interactive widget to help you learn about the types of angles.

French, American, Full Angle

A full angle is a revolution. It is a complete turn or a full circle. It turns a direction all the way until it faces the original direction.

a complete revolution

Four Right Angles

A full angle is four right angles because 360° = 4 × 90°.

four right angles make a full angle

Explementary Angles

Two angles are explementary if they add up to a full angle.

angles that add up to 360 degrees are explementary