Star polygon

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(Geom.) a polygon whose sides cut each other so as to form a star-shaped figure.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An Enneagram is a model of human personality illustrated by the enneagram figure of a nine-sided star polygon with various configurations.
Figure 1 depicts a regular star polygon with the notation [5,2]--there are five people with the ball passed to every second person.
What is the sum of the angles at the tips of any [N,k] regular star polygon?
Clearly [6,1] and [6,5] produce a regular hexagon, but [6,2], [6,3] and [6,4] do not produce regular star polygons. The next regular star polygons are [7,2] and [7,3], while the remaining [7,k] should be easily classified by your students.
The generalized Petersen graph P(n,m) for n 3 and is a graph consisting of an inner star polygon (circulant graph) and an outer regular polygon ( Cn ) with corresponding vertices in the inner and outer polygons connected with edges.
A star polygon is a figure formed by connecting straight lines at every second point out of regularly spaced points lying on a circumference.
Multitriangulations as complexes of star polygons. Discrete & Computational Geometry, 41:284-317, 2009.
These are: tessellations, complex star polygons, linear repeat patterns, arabesques, and Arabic calligraphy.
Complex star polygons appear to be an abstract reflection of the universe.
Its use can be extended to problems that are interesting in their own right, including folding rational angles and star polygons.
What is more, it demonstrates convergence and has the added benefit of producing the reward of constructible polygons, including star polygons at the end of the process.