Q: Is a cube a poly gon?

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poly means 'many' and gon means 'sides'

It means angle or corner. (poly gon - many angled)

No. In geometry polygons refer to flat shapes, that only have two dimensions. From Greek Poly- means many, and -gon means angles. Polyhedrons are the three dimensional equivalent. So a cube is a polyhedron, not a polygon.

a Heptagon is a seven sided polygon

Polygon comes from two parts: Poly -> Many Gon -> angle So literally: poly-gon = many-angles. A polygon is a plane with more than two corners

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poly means 'many' and gon means 'sides'

It means angle or corner. (poly gon - many angled)

No. In geometry polygons refer to flat shapes, that only have two dimensions. From Greek Poly- means many, and -gon means angles. Polyhedrons are the three dimensional equivalent. So a cube is a polyhedron, not a polygon.

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a Heptagon is a seven sided polygon

Polygon comes from two parts: Poly -> Many Gon -> angle So literally: poly-gon = many-angles. A polygon is a plane with more than two corners

A shape in 3D is a polygon. Poly=many and gon=shape.

name of a polygon with 12 sides = dodecagon

centagan: 100-gon

More sides"poly-" = many"-gon" = sides

In general, poly. Specifically, there are infinite prefixes. Examples include deca, octa, and penta.

polygons are 2d(square), poly hedrons are 3d(cube)