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Math Help - Basic Geometry word question

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    Basic Geometry word question

    Hey Guys,

    Would any of you guys like to explain to me why.




    1. Consider rectangle
      MNPQ. Can it also be named rectanglePQMN? Can it be named rectangle MNQP?

      Why it could only be named rectangle PQMN and not rectangle MNQP?
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    Re: Basic Geometry word question

    as far i understand is as per convention that we name the vertices of a polygon in anticlockwise direction and that helps in avoiding any confusion as to whether the angles are adjacent or opposite etc.
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    Re: Basic Geometry word question

    Thanks for clearing that up for me ibdutt!
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