Q:
# What is a 100-sided polygon called?

A 100-sided polygon is called a hectogon, centagon or 100-gon. In general, any n-sided polygon with over 12 sides is called an n-gon. While there are other conventions for naming polygons with any number of sides, it is most common to use the n-gon form.

Continue Reading
Credit:
fdecomite
CC-BY 2.0

The term hectogon comes from Greek root hecto-. Other similar terms are hectometer (100 meters) and hectogram (100 grams). Centagon comes from the Latin root cent-, as in century (100 years). Standard names for polygons use both Latin and Greek roots. For example, quadrilateral uses the Latin root quadri-, meaning four, while hexagon uses the Greek root hexa-, meaning six.

Learn more about Shapes-
Q:
## How do you find the perimeter of a polygon?

A: To find the perimeter of a polygon, add the lengths of each side together. The sum is the total perimeter.... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What are some polygon names?

A: Some polygon names include triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon and septagonn. Most polygon names are derived from a Greek word referring to the numb... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How many vertices does a sphere have?

A: A vertex is a corner on a polygon, polytope or polyhedron, and when faces, facets or edges of an object come together, a vertex forms; however, because a s... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How do you draw a hexagon?

A: A person draws a hexagon by drawing a closed polygon with six sides and six vertices. A regular hexagon has six equal sides and six equal angles. A person ... Full Answer >Filed Under: