closed figure


Definition of Closed Figure

  • If the start and end points of a figure are same, then it is called a Closed Figure.

More about Closed Figure

  • At least three lines or sides are required to form a closed polygon.

Examples of Closed Figure

  • All the figures shown are closed figures as their start and end points are same.

Solved Example on Closed Figure

Identify the closed figure from the following?

Choices:
A. Figure 1
B. Figure 2
C. Figure 3
D. Figure 4
Correct Answer: B
Solution:
Step 1: The start and end points of figures 1 and 4 are not same.
Step 2: In figure 3, two lines are intersecting. So, it is not a closed figure.
Step 3: Here, only figure 2 has the start and end points same.
Step 4: So, figure 2 represents a closed figure.

Related Terms for Closed Figure

  • Closed Curve
  • Concave Polygon
  • Convex Polygon
  • Regular Polygon