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What is a regular polygon?
State the name of a regular polygon of (i) 3 sides (ii) 4 sides (iii) 6 sides
Regular polygon - A polygon having all sides of equal length and the interior angles of equal measure is known as a regular polygon i.e. a regular polygon is both ‘equiangular’ and ‘equilateral’.
(a) 3 sides = polygons having three sides is called a triangle. A regular 3 sided polygon is an equilateral triangle.
(b) 4 sides = polygons having four sides is called a quadrilateral. A regular 4 sided polygon is a square.
(c) 6 sides = a regular polygons having six sides is called a Hexagon.
☛ Check: NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 3
What is a regular polygon? State the name of a regular polygon of (i) 3 sides (ii) 4 sides (iii) 6 sides
NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths Chapter 3 Exercise 3.1 Question 5
A polygon having all sides of equal length and the interior angles of equal measure is known as a regular polygon. (a) A regular polygon of 3 sides is an equilateral triangle. (b) A regular polygon of 4 sides is a square. (c) A regular polygon of 6 sides is called a hexagon.
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