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a polygon needs to be a plane shape，but a football is a sphere，which is NOT a plane shape

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Q: Explain why the shape of a football is not a polygon?

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Explain why the shape of a football in not a polygon

No. A circle, for example, is a closed shape but it is not a polygon.

Because a football is a three dimensional object whereas polygons are two dimensional shapes.

A polygon is any closed shape with five sides

An internal angle of the polygon.

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Explain why the shape of a football in not a polygon

No. A circle, for example, is a closed shape but it is not a polygon.

A football isn't a polygon because it has 2 sides curved which makes it an oval.A polygon doesn't have a curved side(s)

No because a polygon is a plane figure. A football is a bit like a polyhedron, but all the faces of a polyhedron must be flat and, because of inflation, those of a football are not.

It doesn't have any straight lines

Because the edges are not curved so if you were to draw it it should go straight

Because it is an 8 sided flat 2 dimensional shape

Because a football is a three dimensional object whereas polygons are two dimensional shapes.

A non polygon is a shape that doesn't meet the requierments to be a polygon. In order to be a polygon, a shape must have no curved lines and must be a closed shape.

A polygon is any closed shape with five sides

A polygon is 2 dimensional shape whereas a non polygon can be 3 dimensional shape

A non polygon is a shape that doesn't meet the requierments to be a polygon. In order to be a polygon, a shape must have no curved lines and must be a closed shape.