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Q: Why can't we just say that a polygon is a regular polygon if all the sides are the same length?

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No they don't have to be some times it can be a triangle which all it's sides are equal.. but there are others like hexagons with equal sides rectangles cant though a regular polygon is something will equal sides.

because it cant

Cant find it

it has to be made out of strait lines so no curves and it has to be closed last it has to be flat it cant be 3D

A polygon is simply a shape that follows certain rules.. if the rules are followed then it is then a Polygon Rules: 1. Must have sides that are not curved (cant be a circle) 2. must be closed off (all sides connected) 3. At least 3 sides

Uhmm there is a polygon with over 50 sides, and i learned about it in my math class. but im sorry, i cant remember the SUPER LONG name of it.. im really sorry about that... lol

A polygon must be a closed region without any curves or arches. so you cant close one or two segments to form a polygon

No it CANT be a polygon because its open a polygon has to be close

i you cant answer that, you must be in kindergarden. Anyway, a polygon is a 2-D figure with sides that do not intersect, are not curved, and all touch each other. A triangle is a type of polygon with...well...the root tri inplies it has three of something. the word angle says it has angles. so it has three angles. if it has three angles it has three sides. durr. /\ A triangle ==> / \ / \ --------

i think it is .but it is my extinct and i cant explain.

The formula for the size of the interior angle for a regular polygon is 180°(n-2)/n, where n is the number of edges, i.e. a whole number. If we set this equal to 80° then we get 180°(n-2)/n=80°180°n-360°=80°n100°n=360°n=3.6which isn't a whole number. So no regular polygon can have an interior angle of size 80°.

you cant catch it it is rare

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