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Q: What does it mean for a circle to be inscribed in a polygon?

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No, a circle is not a polygon

An inscribed circle.

If a parallelogram is inscribed in a circle then it must be a cyclic quadrilateral.

The radius of a circle inscribed in a regular hexagon equals the length of one side of the hexagon.

It is called incenter

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A circle with a polygon in it An inscribed polygon is any polygon that can fit within a specific curve or circle.

circumscribed means the polygon is drawn around a circle, and inscribed means the polygon is drawn inside the circle. See related links below for polygon circumscribed about a circle and polygon inscribed in a circle.

the circle is inscribed in the polygon

I assume you mean a polygon inscribed in a circle. It is regular if all its sides and angles are equal.

usually a polygon

the circle is inscribed in the polygon :]

Nothing particular. One of the properties of regular polygons - however many sides - is that it can have a circle inscribed in it.

inscribed polygon

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Inscribed Polygon

The circle has a smaller area than the polygon.

Inscribed polygon, since it is inside the circle.

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