Draw a pentagon (with a loop)

Challenge Level: Growing experience

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:


Write a program that draws a pentagon (5 sides polygon), starting from point x:0, y:0, with its sides equal to 100 steps. You must use a repeat loop for this challenge.

Testing examples:

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What it should look like

Click on the green flag to see the expected output of your program.

Recommended blocks
when green flag clicked

pen down

pen up
go to x: (0) y: (0)

move (100) steps

turn cw (72) degrees
wait (1) secs

repeat (5)
  • A pentagon has five equal sides and five equal angles.
  • Block wait () secs waits specified number of seconds, then continues with next block. To be able to see each sides of the pentagon being drawn, use the wait block after turning each angle.

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Extra Challenge

Extra challenge #1: Write a program that takes the length of a side of a pentagon as the input, draws the pentagon with the given side and displays its perimeter as the output.