A polygon can be any number of shapes. A polygon is a two dimensional shape made of at least 3 straight lines that do not cross and is a closed shape. Examples of polygons would include triangles, squares, rectangles, he... More »

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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... More »

An inscribed polygon is a two-dimensional shape contained entirely within a circle. The points of each corner are on the circumference of the circle. Inscribed polygons have other special geometric properties. More »

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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. More »

Unlike a regular shape, an irregular shape is a polygon with sides that aren't all equal and unequal angles. Some conventional geometric shapes, such as the rectangle, parallelogram and rhombus, are irregular. A rectangl... More »

An inscribed polygon is a two-dimensional shape contained entirely within a circle. The points of each corner are on the circumference of the circle. Inscribed polygons have other special geometric properties. More »

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In geometry, a shape, or polygon, with eight sides is called an octagon. A common example of an octagon in the real world is the stop sign. The octagon is also used in architecture, and umbrellas often come in an octagon... More »