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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:

Triangle-image

Quadrilateral:

Quadrilateral-image

Pentagon:

Pentagon-image

Hexagon:

Hexagon-image

Heptagon:

Heptagon-image

Octagon:

Octagon-image

Nonagon:

Nonagon-image

Decagon:

Decagon-image

Dodecagon:

Dodecagon-image

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.





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