Geometric Shapes: The Basics

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Geometric Shapes: The Basics by Mind Map: Geometric Shapes: The Basics

1. Triangles: Polygon with three sides and three interior angles.

1.1. Equilaterial Triangle: Polygon in which all three sides and three angles are congruent.

1.1.1. This crossing sign is an equilateral triangle.

1.2. Isosceles Triangle: Polygon where only two sides and two angles are congruent.

1.2.1. The roof of this house is an isosceles triangle.

1.3. Right Triangle: Polygon that has exactly one right angle.

1.3.1. This is an example of a right triangle.

2. Regular Decagon: A polygon with ten sides of equal length.

2.1. This is an example of a regular decagon.

3. Regular Octagon: Polygon with eight sides of equal length.

3.1. This stop sign is an example of a regular octagon.

4. Pentagon: A polygon with five sides.

4.1. This soccer ball has examples of pentagons.

5. Regular Hexagon: Polygon that has all six sides of equal length.

5.1. This is an example of a regular hexagon.

6. Quadrilaterals: A geometric shape with four sides and angles.

6.1. Parallelogram: Quadrilateral with opposite sides parallel.

6.1.1. The U.S. flag is an example of a parallelogram.

6.2. Trapezoid: Quadrilateral that has at least one pair of parallel sides.

6.2.1. This is an example of a trapezoid.

6.3. Kite: Quadrilateral with two distinct pairs of congruent adjacent lengths.

6.3.1. The kites we played with as children is a great example.

6.4. Square: Rhombus with a right angle.

6.4.1. This Rubik's Cube is an example of many squares.

6.5. Rhombus: Quadrilateral where all sides have equal length.

6.5.1. This is an example of a rhombus.