Concave & Convex Polygons: Definition & Examples


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In a convex polygon, the ___________ do not go outside the figure.

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1. How many diagonals must pass outside the figure in order for a polygon to be classified as concave?

2. This polygon can be classified as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several characteristics of concave and convex polygons, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of these characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Properties of a convex polygon
  • Diagonals in a concave polygon
  • Differences in polygons

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately describe the classification of a concave polygon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about convex polygons
  • Distinguishing differences - based on given examples, use your knowledge to determine the classification of the polygon

Additional Learning

If you would like to study more about this subject, you can take a look at the lesson titled Concave & Convex Polygons: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Characteristics of diagonals in a convex polygon
  • Definition of a concave polygon
  • Real life applications of polygons
  • Mathematical applications of polygons