Tetragon (4-gon)also Quadrilateral, Quadrangle
From Greek: tetra "four" + gonia "angle"
Adjust the tetragon below by dragging any orange dot. By clicking on the top left command line,
you can switch it between a
Because a tetragon has an even number of sides, in a
regular tetragon, opposite sides are
parallel. A regular tetragon is a
Properties of regular tetragons
Properties of all tetragons
|Number of diagonals
||The number of distinct diagonals possible from all vertices. (In general ½n(n–3) ).
In the figure above, click on "show diagonals" to see them.
See Diagonals of a Polygon
|Number of triangles
||The number of triangles created by drawing the diagonals from a given vertex. (In general n–2).
In the figure above, click on "show triangles" to see them. See Triangles of a Polygon
|Sum of interior angles
||In general 180(n–2) degrees .
See Interior Angles of a Polygon
Related polygon topics
Types of polygon
Area of various polygon types
Perimeter of various polygon types
Angles associated with polygons
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