Regular Polygon Maker

If you increase the number of sides in a regular polygon, it soon starts to resemble a circle.

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This Demonstration introduces the idea of limits. Would it be a circle if the number of sides were infinite?
A tooltip shows the area of the polygons, which approaches as the number of sides increases.
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Related Curriculum Standards

US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics