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Is a Circle a Polygon?

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Is a circle a polygon? a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.

Is a Circle a Polygon?
A circle is not a polygon.

Can a Circle be a Polygon?
Could a circle be considered a polygon with an infinite number of sides?

Polygons, Infinite Sides, and Circles
Can a regular polygon with an infinite number of sides be a circle?

How Many Edges in a Circle?
Are there one, none, or an infinite number of edges in a circle?

Do Circles Have Corners?
Can you have angles or corners without edges?

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