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# First Forward Into Logo 2: Polygons

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First Forward Into Logo

**Previous**: FF1

This article focuses on drawing regular polygons; equilateral triangles, squares, pentagons, hexagons etc. It's very easy. Here is a reminder of some of the PRIMITIVES (the commands) needed to start drawing:

FD forward

BK backward

LT left

RT right

PU pen up

PD pen down

HT hide turtle

ST show turtle

CS clear screen

CT clear text

Here is an example of the use of REPEAT. Try it!

REPEAT 5 [FD 30 RT 72]

Now try REPEAT 3 and REPEAT 4 etc and vary the distances and the angles.

Away you go!

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