Area of Polygons
Use your knowledge of perimeter and area developed in Lesson 1 to answer the following.
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- A segment has been drawn on the hexagon. Use the given line segment to construct a set of equilateral triangles in the given hexagon.
- Find the perimeter of this hexagon using the properties of equilateral triangles.
- A regular polygon is defined to be a polygon where all angles and sides are congruent. Given this definition is the hexagon above regular? How do you know?
- Using your knowledge of area of triangles, calculate the area of the hexagon?