Q: What is the side of a polygon to which an altitude is drawn called?

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The line drawn from the center of a regular polygon and perpendicular to a side.

a polygon with six sides and six angles is called a hexagon

An isosceles triangle has one line of symmetry, which is drawn from the noncongruent side to the opposite vertex, and does not have a rotation symmetry.

………………………… is a line segment that joins two vertexof a polygon but is not a side of the polygon.

If it's a right angle triangle then use Pythagoras' theorem to find the 3rd side

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Apothem!

apothem

For a nine side polygon its called a nonagon.For a nine side polygon its called a nonagon.For a nine side polygon its called a nonagon.

10 side polygon is called decogon

The line drawn from the center of a regular polygon and perpendicular to a side.

An 8-sided polygon is called an octagon.

An altitude is a perpendicular drawn from a point to the opposite segment while a median is a segment drawn from a point to the opposite side such that it bisects the side.Altitudes and their concurrenceMedians and their concurrence

Not necessarily. That only happens in isosceles and equilateral triangles.

Not surprisingly, it is called a side!

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Nine side polygon is a nonagon

An apothem is a line drawn perpendicular to a side of a regular polygon from the center of the polygon. A polygon is not a circle so it cannot have a radius. The radius of a circle is drawn from the center to any point in the circumference of the circle. You can draw a circle which encloses the regular polygon touching all vertices. The polygon is said to be inscribed in the circle. The apothem will be less than the radius because the radius is not perpendicular to any side, it can be drawn to a vertex but the apothem is perpendicular to a side, so it is shorter. Ex: draw a square with a circle which inscribes it. You can see that the apothem will be less than the radius.