A nonagon is a closed shape that has nine sides. If it is a regular nonagon, all nine sides are the same length, and all the angles are equal.
Continue ReadingThe sum of the interior angles of a nonagon is 1260 degrees. If it is a regular nonagon, then all nine angles have the same measurement of 140 degrees.
The term "nonagon" was coined during the 17th century from a combination of words. It begins with the Latin word "nonus," which means "nine." The last part of the word "gon" is patterned after Latin and Greek words meaning "angle. " Literally translated, "nonagon" means "nine angles."
Learn more about ShapesA two-dimensional shape with nine straight sides is called a nonagon. This nine-sided polygon, which also has nine edges or vertices, is also called an enneagon. The term enneagon is preferable, but less popular than the name nonagon because the latter is simpler to spell and pronounce.
Full Answer >In general, a shape with four sides, whether they are equal or not, is called a quadrilateral. Another name for this type of shape is a tetragon.
Full Answer >A shape that has three unequal sides is a scalene triangle. A shape that has four unequal sides is a quadrilateral. A shape that has more than four unequal sides is an irregular polygon.
Full Answer >A regular shape, also known as a regular polygon, is a shape that has sides that are all equal. If there are sides of differing lengths, these shapes are known as irregular polygons.
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