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**Polygon Names**

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Polygon names tell us how many number of sides and angles the polygon has.How can you tell if the figure is a closed figure?

When you trace a closed figure, you start and stop at the same point.

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Polygon Name | Number of Sides | Number of Angles | Greek/Latin prefix |
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Triangle | 3 | 3 | tri means 3 |

Quadrilateral* | 4 | 4 | quad means 4 |

Pentagon | 5 | 5 | penta means 5 |

Hexagon | 6 | 6 | hex means 6 |

Heptagon | 7 | 7 | hept means 7 |

Octagon | 8 | 8 | oct means 8 |

Nonagon | 9 | 9 | non means 9 |

Decagon | 10 | 10 | dec means 10 |

Dodecagon | 12 | 12 | dodec means 12 |

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