# Is a hexagon always the same shape?

### Table of Contents

- Is a hexagon always the same shape?
- Can a hexagon have equal sides but different angles?
- Are all 6 sided shapes hexagon?
- What is a 6-sided shape with unequal sides?
- What is a 6-sided object called?
- Can a hexagon have uneven sides?
- How long are the sides of a hexagon?
- Which is true of all sides of a hexagon?
- What's the difference between regular and irregular hexagons?
- How to calculate the area of a regular hexagon?
- Is it possible to draw a regular hexagon?

### Is a hexagon always the same shape?

Like other polygons, a hexagon can be classified as regular or irregular. **If all the sides and interior angles of a hexagon are equal, it is a regular hexagon**. Otherwise it is an irregular hexagon....Hexagon classifications.

Convex hexagon | Concave hexagon |
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All interior angles < 180° | One or more interior angles > 180° |

### Can a hexagon have equal sides but different angles?

No. “Equilateral if and only if equiangular” is only true for triangles; it is not true for quadrilaterals (a rhombus is not [necessarily] a square), etc. As a simple counterexample, consider two hexagons with sides of length 5 (drawn below). They are equilateral, but **the angles are not all the same**.

### Are all 6 sided shapes hexagon?

**A six-sided shape is a hexagon**, a seven-sided shape a heptagon, while an octagon has eight sides…

### What is a 6-sided shape with unequal sides?

Irregular Hexagon
What is an **Irregular Hexagon**? An irregular hexagon is defined as a 6-sided polygon that is not regular—meaning that all of the sides and angles do not have the same measure.

### What is a 6-sided object called?

hexagon
In geometry, **a hexagon** (from Greek ἕξ, hex, meaning "six", and γωνία, gonía, meaning "corner, angle") is a six-sided polygon or 6-gon. The total of the internal angles of any simple (non-self-intersecting) hexagon is 720°.

### Can a hexagon have uneven sides?

Different **sides** The **sides** of an **irregular hexagon can** be of differing lengths.

### How long are the sides of a hexagon?

8 inches
Each side of your hexagon measures **8 inches in length**.

### Which is true of all sides of a hexagon?

All hexagons have six angles and six sides.If the sides are all equal and the angles are all equal, then it's called a regular hexagon. What has six sides and all sides are not equal? An irregular hexagon What has 6 sides and all of the sides are equal? A regular hexagon.

### What's the difference between regular and irregular hexagons?

Since there are 4 triangles and the sum of each internal angle of a triangle is 180°, the 4 triangles, side by side, would measure up to 4x180=720°. Regular or irregular: A hexagon with all its sides and angles equal is known as regular hexagon whereas a hexagon which is not regular is called an irregular hexagon.

### How to calculate the area of a regular hexagon?

The area of a regular hexagon can be determined using three different ways with a formula for each: When the length of the side of a regular hexagon is given, the formula will be: All the sides are equal in length. The radius of a hexagon is equal to the length of its sides. Q1.

### Is it possible to draw a regular hexagon?

A regular hexagon of a given side length can be drawn by just using only a ruler and a compass and by following few steps given below: First, we need to draw a linear segment whose length will be the desired hexagon side length.