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Definition of Hexagon

A polygon with six sides is called a hexagon.  

Examples of Hexagon

The figure below shows a hexagon. All its sides do not measure the same.

The figure below shows a regular hexagon. All its sides measure the same.


Solved Example on Hexagon

How many vertices does a hexagon have?


A. 6
B. 7
C. 8
D. 5
Correct Answer: A 

Step 1:  A hexagon is a polygon with six sides and six angles. 
Step 2:  The number of vertices for a hexagon is 6. 

Related Terms for Hexagon

Regular Hexagon