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It was named after a pentagon, it wasn't the 'Pentagon' that named the 'pentagon'.
Hexagon * * * * * A pentagon
They are both the same. Pentagon is just a shorter way of saying the pentagon building. As for if you meant the shape pentagon, it is called the pentagon because it's shape is a pentagon.
pentagon A pentagon. A 5-sided figure is called a pentagon. pentagon A five sided figure is called a pentagon
Pentagon ("pent" means five).
The pentagon is in Washington, D.C. A pentagon has five sides. How do you draw a pentagon?
Because it's shaped like a pentagon. A pentagon is a five-sized shape.
has to be pentagon
A regular pentagon does not. An irregular pentagon can.
Polygons by definition have three or more sides. A pentagon has five sides. A pentagon is a polygon.
A 5-sided shaped solid is called a pentagon in Geometry. It can either be a simple or a self-intersecting pentagon.
Equilateral just means equal sided. An equilateral pentagon is therefore a pentagon with all its sides of equal length. If an equilateral pentagon is also an equal-angled pentagon then it is called a regular pentagon.