## 2D Maths Shpaes for Kids

A straight line is a line whose both ends never meet each other on extending.

A curved line is a line whose both ends will meet each other on extending.

## Type of straight lines

**1. Horizontal lines – ** A line that runs left to right or right to left in a straight line is called a horizontal line.

**2. Vertical Line –** A line that runs from top to bottom or bottom to top in a straight line is called a vertical line.

**3. Slanting line –** Aline which is neither horizontal nor vertical is called a slanting or oblique line.

## What is the side?

A side is a straight line that makes part of the shape.

## What is a corner?

It is the point where any of the two sides meet.

## Rectangle

- It has four sides.
- It has four corners.
- Opposite sides are equal.

## Circle

- It has no corner.
- It has no side.

## Square

- It has four sides.
- It has four corners.
- All sides are equal.

## Triangle

- It has 3 sides.
- It has 3 corners.

## Oval

- It has no corner
- It has no side.

A shape with 3 sides is called – **Triangle**

A Shape with 4 sides is called – **Quadrilateral**

A shape with 5 sides is called – **Pentagon**

A shape with 6 sides is called – **Hexagon**

A shape with 7 sides is called – **Heptagon**

A shape with 8 sides is called – **Octagon**

A shape with 9 sides is called – **Nonagon**

A shape with 10 sides is called – **Decagon **

A shape with 12 sides is called – **Dodecagon**

## Related Links

- Forward Counting 1 to 100 and backward counting from 100 to 1
- Square Definition, Properties, Area, and Perimeter, Diagonals
- Rectangle Definition Properties Area and Perimeter
- Ascending and Descending Orders for Kids
- List of squares from 1 to 50
- 2D Shapes for kids
- Numbers for Kids
- Even and Odd Numbers
- Unit of Measurements
- Number System
- Important Maths sign
- National and International Number System
- Multiplication Table