Monday, January 10, 2011

Types of polygons


Type of Polygons

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.