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Know Your 2D Shapes: How Many Sides?

In this worksheet, students study the shapes. Then they say whether there are more or less than four sides.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:  Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

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QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must count the number of sides on each shape and answer the questions.

 

Example

 

How many shapes have three sides?

How many shapes have four sides?

How many shapes have more than five sides?

 

Answer

There is 1 shape with three sides. It is the orange triangle.

There are 0 shapes with four sides.

There are 2 shapes with more than five sides

These are the hexagons, which have six sides. They are red and light blue.

 

The rest have five sides.

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have three sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have five sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have six sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have seven sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have four sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have less than five sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have twelve sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have three sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have seven sides?

 

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have more than five sides?

 

  • Question 1

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have three sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1
one
EDDIE SAYS
Only the triangle has 3 sides.
  • Question 2

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have five sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
3
three
EDDIE SAYS
The pink shape, the dark blue shape and the yellow shape are all pentagons, which have 5 sides each.
  • Question 3

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have six sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2
two
EDDIE SAYS
The red shape and the light blue shape are hexagons, which have 6 sides each.
  • Question 4

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have seven sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
0
zero
EDDIE SAYS
None of the shapes has 7 sides.
  • Question 5

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have four sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1
one
EDDIE SAYS
The blue square has 4 sides.
  • Question 6

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have less than five sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2
two
EDDIE SAYS
The blue square has 4 sides. The triangle has 3 sides.
  • Question 7

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have twelve sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1
one
EDDIE SAYS
The orange cross has 12 sides.
  • Question 8

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have three sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
0
zero
EDDIE SAYS
They all have more than 3 sides.
  • Question 9

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have seven sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1
one
EDDIE SAYS
The yellow arrow has 7 sides.
  • Question 10

Look at the shapes.

How many of them have more than five sides?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
4
four
EDDIE SAYS
All except the pink rectangle and the dark blue pentagon.
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