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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

Explain why the apothem of a regular is always less than the radius of the circumscribed circle?

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  1. watchmath
    • 5 years ago
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    sorry.. what is apothem?

  2. anonymous
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    Apothem of a regular polygon.

  3. watchmath
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    ok... wikipedia help me for the terminology :)

  4. watchmath
    • 5 years ago
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    Note that the apothem, radius and one other side form a right triangle where the radius is the hypothenuse. The conclusion follows.

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Thank you!

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