Measurements
posted by RMZ .
how do you solve this
Area of a polygon: A=1/2aP
Perimeter: P=ns
It is a hexagon (6 sides) the sides measure 8cm therefore I have a perimeter measuring
P=6(8)=48 RIGHT?
and for the area I have A=1/2 the apothem= 4 square root of 3 and the P= 48
so, A=1/2(4 square root of 3)48, but how do you solve that??

Measurements 
Reiny
your answer of
Area = (1/2)(4√3)(48)
= 96√3
should be an acceptable answer, since it is "exact".
If you want a decimal equivalent, you can use your calculator.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

calculus
Find the lenght of the sides of an isosceles triangle with a given perimeter if its area is to be as great as possible. let k be the the length of the two iso sides, so the other side is P2k. Call that the base. Using Heron's formula: … 
MathArea
Find the area of each regular polygon to the nearest tenth. Octagon with side length of 10 kilometers. Heres what I tried; but I don't know if im on the right track. Area=1/2 * Perimeter* Apothem Perimeter=base of octagon* number of … 
2nd grade math
If you have a rectangle with 24 square units 3 lines down 8 across how can you have a 4 unit rectangle with a perimeter of 8 around the outside also 6 units with a perimeter of 10 in a seprate problem A square of 4, perimeter of 8. … 
geometry
ok i have 2 problems and id appreciate it if someone can help :) 1. given hexagon ABCDEF with diagonal AC being 2 calculate the area and perimeter of the hexagon. 2. the perimeter of an equilateral triangle is equal to its area. find … 
Math
There's a triangle the numbers on each sides are 22 25 and 11 What is it's perimeter and area? 
math
the sides of a polygon have lengths of 2cm,5cm,6cm,4cm,9cm and the perimeter of a smaller polygon is 78cm Find the length of the sides of the larger polygon 
Geometry
Please Help Me! Find the area of this polygon rround to the nearest tenth. The polygon is a hexagon with six sides, and all they give is the apothem which is 6 inches long, what is the area? 
easy geometry
1)If diagonals of a rhombus are 10 cm and 24 cm. find the area and perimeter of the rhombus. 2)A regular hexagon with a perimeter of 24 units is inscribed in a circle. Find the radius of the circle. 3)Find the altitude,perimeter and … 
math
The apothem of a regular polygon is the distance from the center to any side. If the length of the apothem remains constant at 10 inches, the formula for the perimeter of a regular polygon as a function of the number of sides is ( … 
Math Geometry
Polygon ABCD is similar to polygon WXYZ, and and are corresponding sides. You know the perimeter of each polygon, and you know the measure of BC. What can you find?