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Names of Polygons


Date: 9/13/95 at 23:18:44
From: Anonymous
Subject: Polygon names

What is the correct name for an eleven-sided polygon?


Date: 9/14/95 at 12:17:9
From: Doctor Eric
Subject: Re: Polygon names

 For a full run-down on this subject, check out a string of articles from our
geometry-pre-college newsgroup:
http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=1076464   


The uptake of it all is that an 11-sided polygon is called a HENDECAGON, or 
alternatively an ENDECAGON.  

-Doctor Eric,  The Geometry Forum
    
Associated Topics:
Middle School Geometry
Middle School Triangles and Other Polygons

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