Mammoth Memory

Polygon

Any shape made of straight edges/sides – many sides

Poly = many

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Polly the parrots were many and everywhere.

Gon = sides

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Gone are the sideburns he’d had for years.

Example 1

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All the above are examples of polygons.

 

Example 2

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Polygons can be convex or concave.

 

Example 3

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Polygons where all the sides are equal length are known as equilateral polygons.

 

Example 4

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Polygons where all the internal angles are equal are known as equiangular polygons.

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