A triangle has three vertices. A triangle consists of three lines, and the location where one line endpoint meets another line endpoint is called a vertex. A square consists of four vertices, while an octagon contains eight vertices.Know More
Any polygon has the same number of vertices as it does sides; this is a constant that never changes, no matter how many lines are introduced into a polygonal shape.
A collinear vertice refers to a set of points that lie on the same straight line.
Triangles are classified by the length of their sides and by the interior angles of the corners.Learn More
Octahedra have eight faces. The answer to this question actually lies in the shape's name because the prefix "octa-" means "eight."Full Answer >
Shapes can have an infinite number of sides, but one example with a large number of sides is the googolgon, which has 10100 sides. Other examples of shapes with a large number of sides include the chiliagon (1,000), myriagon (10,000) and megagon (1,000,000).Full Answer >
A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with two parallel sides and, usually, two nonparallel sides. A quadrilateral is a geometric shape that has four sides. Some specialized types of trapezoid are the parallelogram and the isosceles trapezoid.Full Answer >
An octagon has 20 diagonals. A shape's diagonals are determined by counting its number of sides, subtracting three and multiplying that number by the original number of sides. This number is then divided by two to equal the number of diagonals.Full Answer >