REGULAR POLYGON

Definition of Regular Polygon

A polygon having all its sides equal and all the angles equal is called a Regular Polygon.

More about Regular Polygon

  • The measure of each angle of a regular polygon with n sides is given as degrees
  • A circumscribed circle can be drawn through all the vertices of a regular polygon.

Example of Regrouping

      Regular Polygon
    All the above polygons are regular polygons.

Video Examples: Regular Polygon


Solved Example on Regular Polygon

Ques: Choose a regular heptagon from the figures given.

    Solved Example on Regular Polygon
    Choices:
    A. Figure 1
    B. Figure 2
    C. Figure 3
    D. Figure 4
    Correct Answer: C

Solution:

    Step 1: A polygon with seven sides is called a heptagon
    Step 2: A polygon with all its sides measuring the same is called a regular polygon
    Step 3: Here, Figure 3 has all its seven sides of the same measure. So, it is a regular heptagon