Posted by **Taylor** on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 7:39pm.

5. Find the area of the regular hexagon.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:43pm
In general, if each side is x

then area = 6(1/2)(x)(√3x/2)

=(3/2)√3 x^2

find area of one of the 6 equilateral triangles

the base will be x , and using Pythagoras or basic trig it can be show that the height is √3x/2

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