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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An irregular polygon is any polygon where all sides and all interior angles are not equal. An polygon can be an irregular polygon regardless of how many sides it has.

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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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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.

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A quadrilateral is any two-dimensional shape or polygon that has four straight sides. A quadrilateral can also be called a quadrangle or a tetragon.

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In math, a compound shape consists of two or more simple shapes, such as triangles, squares, circles and rectangles. Another name for a compound shape is a composite shape. An example of this concept is a triangle placed...

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Teach shapes to children by making a shape collage, drawing shapes on the sidewalk with chalk and sorting household items by shape. For a shape collage, cut paper into different shapes and sizes, and encourage the child ...

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