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# Why is a pentagon a rigid shape?

Updated: 10/19/2022

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This is a misguided question since a pentagon is NOT a rigid shape.

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Q: Why is a pentagon a rigid shape?
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### Is a pentagon shape in a pentagon shape a rigid shape?

yes a pentagon is a rigid shape * * * * * I am afraid that it is not.

### Is the shape of a house a rigid shape?

Is the "shape of a house" like a child's silhouette of a house? A horizontal base with vertical uprights at each end, and a roof consisting of two sloped lines. That is a pentagon and it is not a rigid shape. The only polygon that is rigid is a triangle.

### Is a pentagon rigid?

No. A triangle is the only rigid polygon.

### Is a pentagon a rigid structure?

A pentagon is a 5 sided geometrical polygon whose 5 interior angles add up to 540 degrees. A pentagon is not a rigid structure unless the angles of the pentagon are "reinforced" or "fixed" so that they can't change. The only naturally rigid shape is a triangle. That is why many structures such as bridges have girders arranged in triangle formations.

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### What is a the name of a 5 sided shape?

It is a Pentagon.

### What is the word for a shape that has 5 sides?

A shape with 5 sides is called a pentagon.

### What is the name of a five sides shape?

A five sided shape is called a pentagon.

pentagon

### What is the difference between the pentagon and the pentagon building?

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.

It is pentagon

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