A polygon is a two dimensional geometric shape.

A polygon has at least three straight lines and three angles.

How do you memorize the names of these polygons and how many sides does each shape have?

Letâ€™s go through the first ten polygons and some tricks for memorizing each plane shape.

A triangle has three sides.

Think of a tricycle with three wheels.

A quadrilateral has four sides so I think of a quad cycle which is a vehicle with four wheels.

A pentagon has 5 sides.

Think of holding a pen with your 5 fingers.

A hexagon has 6 sides

Think of the hex sounding like six for six sides

A heptagon has 7 sides

Hep kinda sounds like heaven which rhymes with seven

Think of heaven a gon

An octagon has 8 sides

Think of an octopus with 8 tentacles

A nonagon has nine sides

I think nonagon sounds like nine again

A decagon has 10 sides

I remember a decade is 10 years in length.

Next, how do you memorize, Triangle, Quadrilateral, Pentagon,Hexagon,Heptagon,Octagon,Nonagon,Decagon?

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