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anonymous
 5 years ago
Does anybody know anything about apothems?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Does anybody know anything about apothems?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The apothem of a regular polygon is a line segment from the center to the midpoint of one of its sides. Equivalently, it is the line drawn from the center of the polygon that is perpendicular to one of its sides

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, I understand that, but, if I had a decagon with a side of 12, how would I find its apothem?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, in a graphing calc. I could put in 6 cos 18 and that would give me the answer?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0take a triangle with base as one side and the vertex at the centre of the decagon..then altitude to the base(side of the decagon) is the apothem. Also observe that angle at the vertex(centre of polygon) is 2pi/10. The length of base is 12

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yups..buddy..but be sure 18 is in degrees and its same as pi/10 in radians

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're awesome! Thank you.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well so are u..good luck! :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wikipaedia has a good explanation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you sooooo much.
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