Description: A polygon is a shape that is closed and is made up of only lines (no curves). It can have no open parts. Polygon, in this case, is a broader term to encompass a great many shapes including the square, rectangle, and triangle. A circle cannot be considered a polygon because it is created by using curves.
Grade Level: 6-8
Keywords: polygons quadrilaterals properties sides types
Author(s): Kavia Pessoa