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**hexagon**is a polygon with**6**straight**sides**. It's commonly found in nature, because it's a particularly efficient**shape**. A regular**hexagon**has**sides**that are all congruent and angles that all measure 120 degrees. This means the angles of a regular**hexagon**add up to 720 degrees.Furthermore, how many sides is 6?

A polygon has as many angles as it has sides. For example, a triangle has

**3 sides**and 3 angles. A pentagon has**5 sides**and 5 angles. An octadecagon has**18 sides**and 18 angles!Which polygon has 6 sides?

Names of Polygons

Name | Sides | Interior Angle |
---|---|---|

Hexagon | 6 | 120° |

Heptagon (or Septagon) | 7 | 128.571° |

Octagon | 8 | 135° |

Nonagon (or Enneagon) | 9 | 140° |

What is the name of a six sided shape?

Hexagon. A hexagon is a

**6**-**sided polygon**(a flat**shape**with straight**sides**). Regular Hexagon. Area = 23.38268590218. Angles.