What Is a Polygon Riddle?


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A polygon riddle is a series of questions or statements about polygons. Each question or statement gives a clue about a certain property of a polygon, and the objective is to guess the shape. Polygon riddles are aimed at students learning about the properties of polygons.

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The riddle below is an example of a polygon riddle:

I have 4 sides.

I have 4 right angles.

Each of my sides is equal.

The answer to this riddle is a square. The answer grows clearer as each statement progresses. Four sides and four right angles make the shape a rectangle, but the fact that each of the sides are equal makes it clear that the shape is a square. This is a very basic polygon riddle.

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