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anonymous
 3 years ago
Express answer in exact form.
A regular hexagon with sides of 3" is inscribed in a circle. Find the area of a segment formed by a side of the hexagon and the circle.
(Hint: remember Corollary 1the area of an equilateral triangle is 1/4 s2 √3.)
anonymous
 3 years ago
Express answer in exact form. A regular hexagon with sides of 3" is inscribed in a circle. Find the area of a segment formed by a side of the hexagon and the circle. (Hint: remember Corollary 1the area of an equilateral triangle is 1/4 s2 √3.)

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To find the area of a segment, we subtract the area of a triangle from the area of a sector. I understand this, but when i try this i get a certain answer, and the answer i am supposed to give should be written as: \[A=(__\pi_√_)inches^2\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Draw what? I am not given a shape or illustration.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350057863549:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The area of the segment = \[\frac{ 1 }{ 6 } * \pi * 3^{2}  \frac{ \sqrt{3} }{ 4 } * 3 ^{2} \]
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