# What is a one-sided polygon called?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 20, 2015

There is no closed shape with one side.

A one-sided polygon is not possible.

#### Explanation:

There is no polygon with one side, because the definition of a polygon is "a 2-dimensional closed shape".

The minimum number of sides which can close the figure is 3..

One side: a line which is one dimensional

A circle can also does not be considered as a one-sided polygon, because it does not consist of line segments.