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gabbyalicorn
 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
gabbyalicorn
 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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gabbyalicorn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1433313491080:dw @jim_thompson5910 @triciaal

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1break the hexagon into triangles like this dw:1433313792532:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there are 6 triangles that are all the same size/shape each triangle has base 3, height 2.6

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is the area of one triangle?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1area of triangle = (base*height)/2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep that's just one triangle multiply by 6 to get all 6 triangles put together
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