
Types of polygons
There are many types of polygons. To explore them all along with their properties can be a course in itself.
Basically, a polygon is a closed plane figure made of three or more sides.
Number of sides 
Name of polygon 
3 
triangle 
4 
quadrilateral 
5 
pentagon 
6 
hexagon 
7 
heptagon 
8 
octagon 
9 
nonagon 
10 
decagon 
12 
dodecagon 
Examples of polygons:
Triangle:
Quadrilateral:
Pentagon:
Hexagon:
Heptagon:
Octagon:
Nonagon:
Decagon:
Dodecagon:
Polygons are all around. Take a close look around you in your house, at the work place, or in an amusement park, you will find many real life examples of polygons.

