TITLE

SHAPING up: SHAPES with many SIDES

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Think of a Number;2005, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Think of a Number: A Fascinating Look at the World of Numbers" is presented. It deals with polygons with more than four sides. The names of these polygons are actually based on the number of sides that they have like pentagon, hexagon, and octagon. It notes that the inner angles of a pentagon do not add up to 360°. It mentions that hexagons can be found commonly in nature such as snowflakes, honeycombs, and even the eyes of insects.
ACCESSION #
43901446

 

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