The portal has been deactivated. Please contact your portal admin.

Question Video: The Conditions of Drawing a Polygon Mathematics

True or false? To draw a polygon, you must draw at least three line segments.

01:17

Video Transcript

True or false? To draw a polygon, you must draw at least three line segments.

Let’s draw a shape with three line segments. One, two, three. We drew a triangle. This triangle is a polygon. It has three line segments. All of its lines are straight. And it’s a closed shape. Is it possible to draw a polygon which has less than three line segments?

This figure is made from two line segments. Is it a polygon? No, it’s an open shape. We know that polygons are closed shapes. Here’s another figure made from two line segments. This is also an open figure. So to draw a polygon, we need at least three sides or three line segments. The given statement is true. To draw a polygon, you must draw at least three line segments.

Nagwa uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more about our Privacy Policy.