# Identifying Shapes Worksheet With Answer Key

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Identifying Shapes
Solve each problem.
A n s w e r s
1) The patterns on a soccer ball are pentagons and hexagons. How many sides does the
5
pentagon portion have?
1.
2) Isabel noticed that a table top had 5 sides. Because it has 5 sides, the top of the table
Pentagon
2.
would be what shape?
Square
3.
3) Faye bought a poster with 4 equal length sides. What shape was the poster she
bought?
4.
4) For an art project John cut a sheet of paper into a shape with 4 sides, but none of
them were the same length. What type of shape was the paper?
7
5.
5) A stained glass window is made of hundreds of tiny heptagons. How many sides
Triangle
6.
would each heptagon have?
Octagon
7.
6) Ned heard that a shape with 3 sides has angles that will always equal 180°. What
Rectangle
8.
7) While walking to school, Henry saw a sign with 8 sides. What shape would the sign
be?
9
9.
8) A normal piece of notebook paper has 4 sides, 2 that are the same length and
Nonagon
10.
another 2 that are the same lenght. What type of shape is the paper?
Hexagon
11.
9) Nancy's family is building a pool in the shape of a nonagon. How many sides will
the pool have?
10
12.
10) While drawing on some scrap paper, Tom drew a shape with 9 sides. What is the
name of this shape he drew?
8
13.
11) While reading a book about buildings, Janet saw a building with 6 sides. This
Heptagon
14.
building is an example of what shape?
9
15.
12) Frank sketched a logo into the shape of a decagon how many sides would the logo
have?
13) An octagon is a shape with how many sides?
14) Gwen was doing a craft project where she cut a piece of paper into a shape with 7
sides. What is the name of this shape?
15) Olivia's family is building a pool in the shape of a nonagon. How many sides will
the pool have?
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Math
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