VERTEX OF A POLYGON

Definition of Vertex of a Polygon

Vertex of a Polygon is the common endpoint at which any two of its adjacent sides meet.

More About Vertex of a Polygon

  • The number of vertices of a polygon is equal to the number of its sides.
  • In other words, it is a corner of a polygon.

Video Examples: Find the Vertices of a Polygon of Constraints


Example of Vertex of a Polygon

    In the above figure, A, B, C, and D are the vertices of the polygon ABCD.

Solved Example on Vertex of a Polygon

Ques: Find the number of vertices in an isosceles triangle.

    Choices:
    A. 5
    B. 6
    C. 3
    D. 4
    Correct Answer: C

Solution:

    Step 1: Vertex of a polygon is the common endpoint at which two adjacent sides of a polygon meet
    Step 2: The number of vertices in an isosceles triangle is 3.