Q: What is the number of lines of symmetry in a regular polygon to the number of sides?

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It depends on how many sides that it has and whether of not it is regular (all the lines of the polygon are of equal length if it is a regular polygon). For regular polygons, the number of symmetry lines is the number of sides if number of sides is an odd number. Otherwise, the number of symmetry lines is double the number of sides. A square has 4 sides and 8 symmetry lines; a triangle has 3 sides and 3 symmetry lines.

A square has four lines of symmetry!

hexagon

Regular pentagon

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Number of lines of symmetry = Number of sides of the regular polygon

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A polygon need not have any lines of symmetry. The maximum number of lines of symmetry is attained if the polygon is regular; and this is the number of sides (or vertices) of the polygon. If a regular polygon has an even number of sides, then the lines of symmetry are those joining opposite vertices, and those joining the mid-points of opposite sides. If the polygon has an odd number of sides/vertices, the lines of symmetry are those joining each vertex to the mid-point of the opposite side.

It depends on how many sides that it has and whether of not it is regular (all the lines of the polygon are of equal length if it is a regular polygon). For regular polygons, the number of symmetry lines is the number of sides if number of sides is an odd number. Otherwise, the number of symmetry lines is double the number of sides. A square has 4 sides and 8 symmetry lines; a triangle has 3 sides and 3 symmetry lines.

10 lines. Regular polygon of "x" sides has "x" Lines of Symmetry

They are the same.

No, a polygon can have fewer lines of symmetry.

A square has four lines of symmetry!

It has 32 lines of symmetry.

A regular five sided pentagon has 5 lines of symmetry.

hexagon

Regular pentagon