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a shaded polygon

a shaded polygon which has equal
sides and equal angles is partially covered with a sheet
of blank paper. If x+y=80 how many sides does
the polygon have?

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what do the variables x and y represent?
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I found this question referenced from a released SAT test from 2010 (see below).
 
11-21-2010 at 4:44 pm edited November 2010 in SAT and ACT Tests & Test Preparation
ok so there is this one problem that I really don't get. (i searched everywhere, even on khan and cc but no luck)
its section 2 problem number 17.
it says
In the figure above, a shaded polygon which has equal sides and equal angles is partially covered with a sheet of blank of blank paper. If x+y=80, how many sides does the polygon have.
(A)Ten
(B)Nine
(C)Eight
(D)Seven
(E)Six
 
There needs to be a figure to go with the problem. Please provide the figure with your question!
Raushan, Phillip R. is right.  There is not enough information to answer this question.  Perhaps you left part of it out?