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Topic: Names of polygons
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John Conway

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Re: 11-gon
Posted: Oct 14, 2003 9:47 AM
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On 13 Oct 2003, Candice wrote:

> the name i receive was a undecagon, i got this from some one on the
> net

But it's wrong, since it mixes Latin "un" with Greek "decagon".
The officially correct name is "hendecagon". John Conway





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