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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

  • Polygon
  • Regular Hexagon

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