# What does it mean to classify shapes?

**Classify**. To arrange in groups, by some property. These

**shapes are classified**by the number of sides.

Moreover, how do you classify a shape?

Each of these is divided into smaller categories; triangles can be equilateral, isosceles, obtuse, acute, scalene, etc. while quadrilaterals can be rectangles, rhombi, trapezoids, squares, etc. Other common **shapes** are points, lines, planes, and conic sections such as ellipses, circles, and parabolas.

Also Know, what are the classifications of a rectangle? A **Rectangle** is a 4-sided polygon with all right angles, opposite sides equal, and adjacent sides not equal. A Parallelogram is a 4-sided polygon with opposite sides parallel and no right angle. A Quadrilateral is a 4-sided polygon with no pair of parallel sides.

Besides, how do you know what shape you are?

**How to Determine Your Face Shape**

- Forehead: Pull the tape measure from the peak of one eyebrow arch to the peak of the opposite arch.
- Round: Cheekbones and face length have a similar measurement.
- Square: All measurements are fairly similar.
- Oblong: Face length is largest.
- Diamond:Face length is largest.

What is basic shape?

**Basic shapes** include the square, the circle, and the triangle. You may have a nose the **shape** of a ski slope. When you admire someone's **shape**, you're admiring their form, or their body. When you're out of **shape** or vowing to get back into **shape**, you're using **shape** to refer to your physical stamina or overall health.