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Unformatted text preview: 16-2 Regular Polygons
A) A Polygon is regular if a. It is convex b. All of its sides are congruent and c. All of its angles are congruent
d. Example Square equilateral triangle Regular hexagon B) Apothem a. The distance from the center of a regular polygon to each of the sides of the polygon
b. C) Area of a regular polygon
a. Where n = number of sides and e = length of edge a = apothem and p = perimeter Examples D) a. Find the area of a regular hexagon with a side length of 8. b. Find the area of a regular pentagon with a side length of 10. c. How many sides does a regular polygon have if the measure of an exterior angle is i. 18 ii. 9 ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course ALGEBRA 098 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Spring '09