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# What are the characteristics of a pentagon?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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a pentagon is a polygon with 5 sides not less or more.

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A pentagon is a geometric shape that has 5 sides and 5 angles. Penta- means five A pentagon is a five sided shape.

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