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?

November 6, 2012. Maths.


  1. Ellen Li replied:

    My high score is 100 points

  2. Donnchadh replied:

    My high score is also 100 points!

  3. amanda replied:

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

  4. Tomi Ayibiowu replied:

    I got 94 points!

  5. Christina replied:

    my high score is 90 points

  6. Elizabeth Counihan replied:

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

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