Q: Whath is the least number of sides a polygon can have?

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A polygon with the least number of sides is a triangle (3 sides)

the triangle, unless you can show us a polygon with only two sides

In Euclidean 3-space: a triangle (3 sides)

4sides

A polygon does not have a set number of sides.

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A polygon with the least number of sides is a triangle (3 sides)

the triangle, unless you can show us a polygon with only two sides

A polygon with four unequal sides is a quadrilateral. A polygon with five sides is a pentagon. The polygon with the least number of sides is the triangle.

In Euclidean 3-space: a triangle (3 sides)

That is correct, a polygon must have at least 3 sides. So the simplest polygon is the triangle. There is no upper limit to the number of sides that a polygon can have, although when the number of sides becomes very large, a regular polygon increasingly resembles a circle.

Yes. A polygon is by definition a shape enclosed by multiple sides - the smallest number of sides that enclose an area is three.

A polygon must have at least three sides.

Technically, a polygon can have an unlimited number of sides.

4sides

A polygon does not have a set number of sides.

Yes. A polygon has to have at least three sides, though.

A polygon is a shape with multiple sides. There are an infinite number of polygons, as the polygon is classified by the number of sides.