What is a gigagon?

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A gigagon is a polygon with a billion sides. To an engineer it would pass as a circle. To a physicist or mathematician it would still be a polygon.

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gigagon (can be called also chilliataxismegagon) is the polygon that has 1 billion sides
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a gigagon is a two-dimensional polygon with a billion sides. To an unaided observer, a gigagon resembles a circle.A gigagon with a radius of 1 Lightyear (approximately the size of 100 solar systems) would have its edge length differ from a circle by only 9.78 cm.

No. of vertices = ⟨10,9⟩

No. of edges = ⟨10,9⟩

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