What is a Polygon? - Definition, Shapes & Angles


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When can you use the formula for exterior and interior angles?

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1. Is a half-moon a polygon?

2. A regular polygon with 3 sides has interior angles measuring what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combination to assess your knowledge about polygons. You will be asked about interior and exterior angle formulas and regular polygon properties, and you'll need to solve regular polygon equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your ability to:

  • Define polygons
  • Know when the exterior/interior angle formula is applicable
  • Use the formula for exterior angles
  • Use the formula for interior angles

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about 2-dimensional shapes in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve polygon angle practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding polygons
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about exterior and interior angles

Additional Learning

Learn more about polygons in this interactive lesson, What is a Polygon? - Definition, Shapes & Angles. Objectives covered are:

  • Understanding the characteristics of polygons and regular polygons
  • Identifying the interior and exterior angles of a polygon
  • Using the interior and exterior angle formulas