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Re: 11gon
Posted:
Dec 8, 2004 11:12 AM


On 3 Dec 04 22:42:29 0500 (EST), G. Maurice wrote: >An 11gon does not have an actual name because the names that are 3 to >10 are based on latin.
G.Maurice,they are all GREEK ,and all have names. 11gon [is not undecagon ] it is one +tengon= 'ena+dekagon='endecagon=hendecagon(taking into account the DASEA ['] i.e. (accentuation)spirit. Regards from Athens, Panagiotis Stefanides <a href="http://www.stefanides.gr">http://www.stefanides.gr</a>
It is much simpler to just say 11gon for an >11 sided figure. Or a 50gon for a fifty sided figure. > >On 29 Nov 04 20:30:46 0500 (EST), Corey Christensen wrote: >>Hello All, >>I have never posted here before, and stumbled across this site while >>searching for this question: "Why doesn't an 11gon have an actually >>name like "decagon"?" Maybe you can help. It would be greatly >>appreciated. Thanks >>Corey Christensen



