What is a Pentagon? - Shape, Area & Definition


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What is a regular pentagon?

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1. What is an apothem?

2. Identify the following shape.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pentagons come in many different forms, including the very building named after its shape. In this quiz, you'll be asked to recall different types of pentagons, terms relating to them, and even how to find a pentagon's area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pentagon quiz tests your ability to:

  • Define a regular pentagon
  • Define apothem
  • Identify a given shape
  • Find the area of a pentagon when given measurements

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the lesson on pentagons
  • Problem solving - use this information to calculate the area of pentagons
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define important terms such as regular pentagon and apothem
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about pentagons

Additional Learning

The lesson titled What is a Pentagon? - Shape, Area & Definition is recommended for those looking to learn more. It covers the following objectives:

  • Describe pentagons
  • List different types of pentagons
  • Provide the formula for the area
  • Use examples to show how to apply the formula