Emari Riley Howe Cover letter June 6th, 20181.Yes, the honeycomb is an efficient shape for storing honey becausehoneycombs are in the shape of hexagons. The sides of hexagons fittogether perfectly. If bees used other shapes like a circle it wouldleave gaps. They could use squares and triangles, because therewouldn’t be any gaps, however the hexagon proves to be the strongestshape. 2.1
Side~6Perimeter~360Area~ 9353ft23.Rancher Gonzales wants to make the corral as big as possible with theamount of fencing that he has to make his horses as happy aspossible. 4.The fence of Rancher Gonzales helps us students compare differentkinds of regular polygons, using area and perimeter. This involvesbees because it proves how hexagons are the strongest and bestshapes. 5.The volume of Rancher Gonzales prisms have to do with bees because,the hexagon corrals are the same as the honeycomb where the beekeeps its honey and pollen. The hexagon corral is the honeycomb butin a bigger shape.