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Polygons 5G3&4

Classify Shapes

polygon A closed plane figure (2-D) made up of line segments
regular polygon A polygon that has sides of equal length and angles of equal measure
triangle A polygon with 3 sides
quadrilateral A polygon with 4 sides
pentagon A polygon with 5 sides
hexagon A polygon with 6 sides
octagon A polygon with 8 sides
equilateral triangle A triangle whose sides all have the same length
isosceles triangle A triangle with two sides of the same length
scalene triangle A triangle in which no sides have the same length
right triangle A triangle in which one angle is a right angle
acute triangle A triangle whose angles are all acute angles
obtuse triangle A triangle in which one angle is an obtuse angle
parallelogram A quadrilateral with 2 pair of parallel and congruent sides
trapezoid A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides
rectangle A parallelogram with 4 right angles
rhombus A parallelogram with all sides the same length
square A rectangle with all sides the same length
congruent Same size
attributes A feature used to describe a shape such as lines and angles. Also known as properties of a shape.
2 - dimensional figures A shape that has width and height, but no thickness
classify To arrange in groups based on common attributes or properties
category A group of of objects (or shapes) with common attributes
sub category A smaller group within a category, that is classified by having common attributes not shared with rest of the objects in the category
Created by: mrszmath