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The apothem of a regular polygon is the distance from the center of the polygon to a side. Explain how to derive a formula for the area of a regular polygon using the apothem.

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    A = N((L/2)*a)..

    A = Area of polygon.
    N = The number of sides.
    L = The Length of a side.
    a = apothem or height of a triangle.

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