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Polygons are shapes with many straight sides:

  • Regular polygons have equal angles and sides of equal length.

  • Irregular polygons have sides of different lengths.

Here are some common polygons:

Pentagons have 5 sides:

A regular pentagon

A regular pentagon

Hexagons have 6 sides:

A regular hexagon

A regular hexagon

Heptagons have 7 sides:

A regular heptagon

A regular heptagon

Octagons have 8 sides:

A regular Octagon

A regular octagon

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