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Ex.3.1 Q1 Understanding Quadrilaterals Solution - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Given here are some figures.

Classify each of them on the basis of the following.

(a) Simple curve

(b) Simple closed curve

(c) Polygon

(d) Convex polygon

(e) Concave polygon

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Understanding Quadrilaterals
Ex 3.1 | Question 1

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(a) Simple curve - A simple curve is a curve that does not cross itself.          

(b) Simple closed curve -In simple closed curves the shapes are closed by line-segments or by a curved line.

(c) Polygon-A simple closed curve made up of only line segments is called a polygon.

(d) Convex polygon-A Convex polygon is defined as a polygon with no portions of their diagonals in their exteriors.

(e) Concave polygon- A concave polygon is defined as a polygon with one or more interior angles greater than \(180^{\circ}.\)


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