Ex.3.1 Q5 Understanding Quadrilaterals Solution - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Question

What is a regular polygon? State the name of a regular polygon of

(i) \(3\) sides

(ii) \(4\) sides

(iii) \(6\) sides

Text Solution

What is known?

Number of sides of polygon

What is unknown?

Name of a regular polygon of

(i) \(3\) sides

(ii) \(4\) sides

(iii) \(6\) sides

Steps:

Regular polygon - A polygon having all sides of equal length and the interior angles of equal measure is known as regular polygon i.e. a regular polygon is both ‘equiangular’ and ‘equilateral

(i) \(3\) sides \(=\) polygons having three sides is called a Triangle.

(ii) \(4\) sides \(=\) polygons having four sides is called square/quadrilateral.

 

(iii) \(6\) sides \(=\) polygons having six sides is called a Hexagon