# Difference between revisions of "Recognizing Polygons Worksheet"

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b. The Yield Sign is a triangle, but what kind? Circle yes or no: <br> | b. The Yield Sign is a triangle, but what kind? Circle yes or no: <br> | ||

− | Is it an acute triangle? yes no | + | Is it an acute triangle? yes no <br> |

− | Is it a right triangle? yes no | + | Is it a right triangle? yes no <br> |

− | Is it an obtuse triangle? yes no | + | Is it an obtuse triangle? yes no <br> |

− | Is it an equilateral triangle? yes no | + | Is it an equilateral triangle? yes no <br> |

c. What kind of polygon is the children crossing sign? ______________________________________ | c. What kind of polygon is the children crossing sign? ______________________________________ | ||

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+ | 2. Here are 3 different roadsigns. What kind of polygons are they? | ||

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+ | [[Image:Funny road sign.jpg|200px]] | ||

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+ | 3. '''Tiles''' - Another place where we see a lot of polygons is in tile work. <br> | ||

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+ | [[Image:Wuppertal Vohwinkel - Rathaus 07.jpg|200px]] [[Image:Sydney-tiles.jpg|200px]] | ||

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+ | What kind of polygons do you see here? You should be able to identify at least 3 different kinds. | ||

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+ | 4. Fence work - Some wire fences have patterns that are shaped like polygons. | ||

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+ | What polygons do you see in the fences drawn here? There should be at least 4! | ||

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## Revision as of 16:43, 7 January 2009

Polygons show up everywhere in the world around us. Below we will look at several shapes and identify what polygon it is.

1. **Road Signs** - If you are or have been studying for your drivers license these may look familiar. What polygon shapes are these signs?

a. The stop sign is an ___ -gon, also known as an ____________________

b. The Yield Sign is a triangle, but what kind? Circle yes or no:

Is it an acute triangle? yes no

Is it a right triangle? yes no

Is it an obtuse triangle? yes no

Is it an equilateral triangle? yes no

c. What kind of polygon is the children crossing sign? ______________________________________

2. Here are 3 different roadsigns. What kind of polygons are they?

______________________________________________________________________________

3. **Tiles** - Another place where we see a lot of polygons is in tile work.

What kind of polygons do you see here? You should be able to identify at least 3 different kinds.

_______________________________________________________________________________

4. Fence work - Some wire fences have patterns that are shaped like polygons.

What polygons do you see in the fences drawn here? There should be at least 4!

_______________________________________________________________________________