### Sunday simple stumper

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Its the weekend so here is a simple one: What is the correct name of a nine sided item?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), February 03, 2002

a polygon is one name for it,, but all that is , is a many sided object

-- Stan (sopal@net-port.com), February 03, 2002.

a nonagon

-- Debbie from S IL (dc1253@hcis.net), February 03, 2002.

A political debate!

-- Mark in N.C. Fla. (deadgoatman@webtv.net), February 03, 2002.

An interesting angle Mark, but I am looking for an eleven letter word that describes a wierd looking thingy.~

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), February 03, 2002.

Mitch, I'm feeling ignored... A nonagon is a nine sided polygon. Or are you not looking for a polygon?

-- Debbie from S IL (dc1253@hcis.net), February 03, 2002.

If you are looking for the name of a polyhedron with nine sides, I think it is a heptahedron. Teaching math occasionally has its advantages... I can say that right now because I don't have 28 11 year olds in front of me trying to decipher fractions. :>}

-- Debbie in S IL (dc1253@hcis.net), February 03, 2002.

Your not ignored, I just got back from building a 9 sided, solid thingy in 3 dementions.~

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), February 03, 2002.

Its almost 5:00 here and the word starts with an e.~

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), February 03, 2002.

Its after 8:00, the sought answer is enneahedron, look it up!

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), February 03, 2002.

you didint say a 3D "thingy"

-- Stan (sopal@net-port.com), February 03, 2002.

Look 3 posts above you last one.

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), February 03, 2002.