# Shape & Space

This week we are exploring shape and space in Maths.

We learned that a polygon is a 2D shape, made up of straight lines and the shape is closed. Examples of polygons are triangles, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons, octagons and many more.

A rhombus is a square pushed out of shape.It looks like a diamond. All sides are equal in length, opposite sides are parallel and opposite angles are equal.

A parallelogram is a rectangle pushed out of shape. Opposite sides are parallel and of equal length and opposite angles are equal.

**Did you know?**

- A shape with 100 sides is called a Hectagon
- A shape with 1000 sides is called a Chiliagon
- A shape with 1,000,000 is called a Megagon
- And a shape with 10 to the power of 100 is called a Googolgon!!

We played an exciting game based on shapes. You can play it by clicking here.

What’s your highest score?

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Ellen Li replied:My high score is 100 points

November 8, 2012 at 4:31 pm. Permalink.

Donnchadh replied:My high score is also 100 points!

November 17, 2012 at 4:39 pm. Permalink.

amanda replied:first i got 67 for my high score then i played again and got 87

November 17, 2012 at 5:56 pm. Permalink.

Tomi Ayibiowu replied:I got 94 points!

November 18, 2012 at 12:57 pm. Permalink.

Christina replied:my high score is 90 points

November 23, 2012 at 7:54 pm. Permalink.

Elizabeth Counihan replied:I thought playing this game was very fun ,but my high score is 98 points

November 26, 2012 at 8:34 pm. Permalink.