# Polygons: How Many Sides? Quiz

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A polygon is a geometrical plane figure bounded by a chain of straight line segments which close in a loop to form a two-dimensional shape. Examples include squares, triangles and rectangles. What do you know about them?

• 1.

### 5 sides

Explanation
A pentagon is a polygon with five sides. The given information mentions "5 sides" and "pentagon", which aligns with the definition of a pentagon having five sides. Therefore, the correct answer is pentagon.

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• 2.

### 6 sides?

Explanation
A hexagon is a polygon with six sides.

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• 3.

### 10 sides

Explanation
A decagon is a polygon with ten sides.

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• 4.

### 9 sides?

Explanation
A nonagon is a polygon with nine sides.

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• 5.

### 8 sides?

Explanation
An octagon is a polygon with eight sides. It is a shape that has eight straight sides of equal length and eight angles of equal measure. The word "octagon" is derived from the Latin word "octo" meaning "eight" and the Greek word "gonia" meaning "angle". Therefore, an octagon is the correct answer for a shape with eight sides.

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• 6.

### 7 sides?

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The given question is incomplete and not readable, making it difficult to provide an accurate explanation.

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