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# Pentagon vs. Hexagon

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## Main Difference

The main difference between Pentagon and Hexagon is that the Pentagon is a polygon with five sides and Hexagon is a polygon with six sides.

• Pentagon

In geometry, a pentagon (from the Greek πέντε pente and γωνία gonia, meaning five and angle) is any five-sided polygon or 5-gon. The sum of the internal angles in a simple pentagon is 540°.

A pentagon may be simple or self-intersecting. A self-intersecting regular pentagon (or star pentagon) is called a pentagram.

• Hexagon

In geometry, a hexagon (from Greek ἕξ hex, "six" and γωνία, gonía, "corner, angle") is a six sided polygon or 6-gon. The total of the internal angles of any hexagon is 720°.

Wikipedia
• Pentagon (noun)

A polygon with five sides and five angles.

• Pentagon (noun)

A fort with five bastions.

• Hexagon (noun)

A polygon with six sides and six angles.

Wiktionary
• Hexagon (noun)

a plane figure with six straight sides and angles.

Oxford Dictionary
• Pentagon (noun)

A plane figure having five angles, and, consequently, five sides; any figure having five angles.

• Hexagon (noun)

A plane figure of six angles.

Webster Dictionary
• Pentagon (noun)

a government building with five sides that serves as the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense

• Pentagon (noun)

the United States military establishment

• Pentagon (noun)

a five-sided polygon

• Hexagon (noun)

a six-sided polygon

Princeton's WordNet