# geometry

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a star, is it a polygon? if it is name it by the num,ber of sides... 10 sides i beilieve?

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decagon??

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Yes, a star, no matter how many sides it has, is still a polygon. Check these sites.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygon

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And yes, a five-pointed star, like the ones in the U.S. flag, is one type of decagon.

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