A **polygon** is a shape where all the sides are **straight lines** and **all the inside angles are the same**.
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Drawing a Square |

A square is made up of **four sides** and the angle the turtle will need to turn at each corner is **90**^{o} degrees.
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Drawing an Equilateral Triangle |

An equilateral triangle is made up **three sides** and the angle the turtle will need to turn at each corner is **120**^{o} degrees.
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Drawing other Polygons |

The table below shows how you could draw other polygons. Notice that the angle to turn is worked out by dividing 360 by the number of sides.
Shape |
Angle to Turn |
Pentagon |
72 |
Hexagon |
60 |
Octagon |
45 |
You could use the **penup** and **pendown** commands to draw lots of different polygons on the same page.
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