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  • one year ago

What is the area of the regular hexagon with a side length of 3 cm and an apothem of 2.6 cm? A. 15.6 cm2 B. 23.4 cm2 C. 46.8 cm2 D. 31.2 cm2

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  1. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433313491080:dw| @jim_thompson5910 @triciaal

  2. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    break the hexagon into triangles like this |dw:1433313792532:dw|

  3. gabbyalicorn
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    √ k got it

  4. jim_thompson5910
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    there are 6 triangles that are all the same size/shape each triangle has base 3, height 2.6

  5. gabbyalicorn
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    so each is 2.6?

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    what is the area of one triangle?

  7. gabbyalicorn
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    2.6?

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    area of triangle = (base*height)/2

  9. gabbyalicorn
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    3.9

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    yep that's just one triangle multiply by 6 to get all 6 triangles put together

  11. gabbyalicorn
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    23.4

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    yep

  13. gabbyalicorn
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    ty!

  14. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    np

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