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# What Is a 12-Sided Figure Called?

**A 12-sided polygon is called a dodecagon.** A polygon is any closed figure with 3 or more sides and angles. Every polygon with 3 to 20 sides has a name. Polygons with 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, and 100 sides have specific names as well.

Polygons with 3 to 12 sides, excluding 9 and 11, have commonly used names. These are triangles (3), quadrilaterals (4), pentagons (5), hexagons (6), heptagons (7), octagons (8), decagons (10), and dodecagons (12), respectively. Polygons with more than twelve sides have specific names but are less commonly used.

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## How Many Sides Does a Polygon Have?

A: A polygon is a plane figure that has "at least three straight sides and angles," according to Oxford Dictionaries. However, polygons can have more than thr... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What Is a Three-Sided Figure Called?

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## What Is the Name of a 12-Sided Shape?

A: The dodecagon is the name of a 12-sided shape. This polygon also has 12 interior angles and 12 vertices. The sum of the interior angles of the dodecagon is... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What Shape Has 12 Sides?

A: A dodecagon is a two-dimensional shape with 12 sides. A regular-shaped dodecagon has all its sides with the same length, and all internal angles are the sa... Full Answer >Filed Under: