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    similarity of two polygons

    Hello friends,

    Lets say I have 10 different polygons with different shapes but I know that all have 4 edges.

    A new polygon comes into play which also has 4 edges. I need to find out, which of the polygons are more similar in shape to the new one.

    Thank you in advance for your help
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    Quote Originally Posted by Narek View Post
    Hello friends,

    Lets say I have 10 different polygons with different shapes but I know that all have 4 edges.

    A new polygon comes into play which also has 4 edges. I need to find out, which of the polygons are more similar in shape to the new one.

    Thank you in advance for your help
    Well, the first thing you would probably look at are the angles since the whole shape being bigger or smaller doesn't matter if all you are looking for is similarity. I feel you haven't said enough information. What are these 10 different polygons shaped like and what is the new polygon shaped like? Without these pieces of information, it seems impossible to answer your question.

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