**POLYGONS**

**CONTENT**

- Regular and Irregular Polygons
- Examples of Polygons
- Construction of Hexagon Using a Pair of Compasses
- Construction of Pentagon Using a Pair of Compasses
- 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:**

- Draw a circle with radius equal to the length of the side given, and draw the horizontal diameter
- 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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