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What is the area of a regular pentagon with sides of length 13 and an apothem of length 8.95, in square units?
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What is the area of a regular pentagon with sides of length 13 and an apothem of length 8.95, in square units?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1361849885569:dw
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dw:1361849940010:dw
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the pentagon is made up of 5 congruent triangles that look like this dw:1361849987636:dw
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
find the area of one of the triangles then multiply that result by 5 to get the area of the pentagon
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marcoduuuhBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If I do, would it be 1/2(13)(17.9)?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, but it would be (1/2)*(13)*(8.95)
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marcoduuuhBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
58.175. 58.175*5=290.875?
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Thank you for the help!
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