Use your knowledge of perimeter and area developed in Lesson 1 to answer the following.

- 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. 12

- 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? yes

- Using your knowledge of area of triangles, calculate the area of the hexagon? Area of each triangle is \(\dfrac{1}{2}bh\)

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