GMAT Geometry Practice - Number of Diagonals

Concept: Finding number of diagonals in a polygon.

This GMAT quant practice question is a problem solving question in Geometry. Concept: Finding number of diagonals of an n-sided convex polygon.

Question: How many diagonals does a 63-sided convex polygon have?

  1. 3780
  2. 1890
  3. 3843
  4. 3906
  5. 1953

Explanatory Answer

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The number of diagonals of an n-sided convex polygon = \\frac{n(n - 3)}{2}\\)
This polygon has 63 sides. Hence, n = 63.

Therefore, number of diagonals = \\frac{63 * 60}{2}\\) = 1890.

Choice B is the correct answer.

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