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Polygon

A plane figure formed by 3 or more segments called sides, such that the following are true
1. Each side intersects exactly two other sides, once at each endpoint
2. No two sides with a common endpoint are collinear

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Convex Polygon

A polygon is convex if no line that contains a side of the polygon contains a point in the interior of the polygon

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Concave Polygon

A polygon is concave if at least one line that contains a side of the polygon contains a point in the interior of the polygon

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Diagonal

A segment that joins two nonconsecutive verticies

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Equilateral

A polygon is equilateral if all of its sides are congruent

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Equiangular

A polygon is equiangular if all of its angles are congruent

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Regular

A polygon is regular if it is equilateral and equiangular

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triangle

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quadrilateral

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pentagon

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hexagon

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heptagon

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octagon

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nonagon

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decagon

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dodecagon

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