Triangles, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons and octagons are some of the most common polygons. A polygon is a plane figure with many sides made up of line segments.

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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...

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A square is a polygon with four sides. A polygon is defined as a closed plane figure with three or more sides. The sides of a polygon are line segments.

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Stop signs used in the United States and most other countries are eight-sided octagons, the shape of which was initially proposed in 1923 by the Mississippi Valley Association of State Highway Departments. The red octago...

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A hexagonal prism has eight faces, six of which are rectangles, and two of which are hexagons. A hexagonal prism consists of a top and bottom hexagon that are both joined by straight lines connecting each set of vertices...

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A dodecahedron is the name given to a polyhedron made up of 12 equal pentagons. It is one of the five Platonic solids: a group of regular, convex polyhedrons made up of congruent, polygonal faces.

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Geometric shapes found in nature include pentagons, hexagons, spirals, waves and lines. These shapes are fascinating examples of mathematical laws being manifested by natural or biological means.

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