# Examine whether the following are polygons. If any one among them is not, say why?

**Solution:**

We will be using the properties of the polygon to solve this.

A polygon is a closed figure made of three or more line segments.

(a) This is not a polygon because it is not a closed figure.

(b) This is a polygon made of six line segments.

(c) This is not a polygon because it is not made of line segments.

(d) This is not a polygon because it is not made of line segments.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 5 Exercise 5.8 Question 1

## Examine whether the following are polygons. If any one among them is not, say why?

**Summary:**

Any closed figure made of three or more line segments is a polygon.

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