What is an 11-sided polygon?


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An 11-sided polygon is called a hendecagon. In order for an 11-sided shape to be considered a hendecagon, its sides must all be straight and form a closed shape.

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The name for a hendecagon is derived from "hendeka," which is the Greek word for 11. Like other polygons, hendecagons can be either regular or irregular. A regular hendecagon consists of 11 sides equal in length and internal angles of approximately 147.273 degrees. An irregular hendecagon is any 11-sided polygon where one or more of the sides are different lengths from the others. An example of a real life hendacagon is the Canadian loonie.

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