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Polygons and Perimeters

Introduction: 

How is a baseball diamond related to a stop sign? The answer lies in Geometry. Check out this lesson on polygons—and you’ll get a new angle on life!

In this lesson you will:
  • Identify different types of polygons
  • Work with angles, and perpendicular and parallel lines
  • Calculate the perimeters of polygons
  • Put perimeter to use in real-life situations

Photo: Eddie~S' / CC-BY-SA-2.0

Skills: 
Perimeter
Geometry
Basic Math