# What is the name of the shape with 6 sides?

A polygon that is equiangular and equilateral is called a regular polygon.

## Answer: A regular polygon with 6 sides is called a hexagon.

We will list the names of the polygon prefix with corresponding sides.

Name | Number of Sides |

Tri | 3 |

Quad | 4 |

Pent | 5 |

Hex | 6 |

Hept | 7 |

Oct | 8 |

Non | 9 |

Dec | 10 |

**Explanation:**

A shape can either be a regular or irregular polygon. A regular polygon with 6 sides is called a hexagon.