# What is an example of an octagon?

A stop sign.

A stop sign is an example of an octagon.

### Is octagon common or proper?

The noun 'octagon' is a common noun, a general word for any eight sided figure or object. A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing; for example: Octagon Street, Los Angeles, CA Club Octagon New York (nightclub) Junior Optimist Octagon International (youth organization of Optimist International service organization)

### What is the Octagon House?

An Octagon House is a house that is built with its outer walls making the shape of an octagon, usually a regular octagon. This style was popular in the US and Canada in the 1850s, and there are still many octagon houses in existence. Several of them are called The Octagon House, so there is no single answer to the question.

### How do you calculate the volume of an octagonal tank?

Example (assuming that you have an even sided octagon): - height is 18" and L & W is 6 ". it's about 2 " per side of the octagon - Area of Octagon (A) = 4.828(a*a), where a = length of each side of the octagon Volume of Octagon = Area (A) * Height (H) So: Volume = 4.828(a*a)*H or 4.828(2"*2")*18" = 347.6 cu in 1 gallon = 231 cu in So: Gallons = 347.6…

### What is the formula to find the volume of an octagon?

You don't find the "volume" of a flat figure. Perhaps you want its surface area. The area for a regular octagon of side "a" is 2 (1 + root(2)) a2, where "root" is the square root function. If it is not a regular octagon, I don't think there is a simple formula to find the area - you'll have to split it up into simpler figures, for example triangles. ================================== Answer #2: Here is the…