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# POLYGONS

CONTENT

1. Regular and Irregular Polygons
2. Examples of Polygons
3. Construction of Hexagon Using a Pair of Compasses
4. Construction of Pentagon Using a Pair of Compasses
5. Construction of Octagon Using a Pair of Compasses

## Regular and Irregular Polygons

A polygon is a plane figure bounded by three or more straight line segments e.g. quadrilateral, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, and pentagon. A polygon can either be regular or irregular.

### Regular Polygons

A regular polygon is one that has all sides equal

### Irregular Polygons

Irregular polygon is one that has unequal sides

## Examples of Polygons Regular Polygons

## Construction of Hexagon Using a Pair of Compasses

A hexagon is a figure with six sides.

### Procedure:

1. Draw a circle with radius equal to the length of the side given, and draw the horizontal diameter
2. With A as center, and the same radius (30mm), cut the circle above to give AC, and below to give AD.

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