# geometry

find the ara of a regular octagon inscribed in a circle with a radius of 1 cm.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 69
1. I'm thinking that since the octagon is made up of eight equal size triangles with one of the sides being 1 cm.
Then find the area of one triangle which has all sides equal to 1 cm. then multiply answer by 8 and that should give you total area of octagon.
hope this helps.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Samantha
2. What

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### geometry

find the ara of a regular octagon inscribed in a circle with a radius of 1 cm.

asked by ashley on March 5, 2008
2. ### Trig-Algebra help asap

A regular octagon is inscribed in a circle with a radius of 5 cm. Find the area of the octagon.

asked by Missy on March 12, 2012
3. ### calculus

There is a shape first a regular triangle inscribed in a circle, and inscribed in a square, inscribed in a circle, inscribed in a pentagon, etc. so polygon circle polygon circle, etc. the radius of the first circle is 1, find an

asked by Andre on February 22, 2016
4. ### geometry

what is the measure of the arc of a regular octagon inscribed in a circle? i think it is 45. am i correct

asked by Jill on March 10, 2017
5. ### Math

Find the perimeter of a regular 360-sided polygon that is inscribed in a circle of radius 5 inches. If someone did not remember the formula for the circumference of a circle, how could that person use a calculator’s

asked by Matty on April 27, 2017
6. ### Geometry

My class is learning about the areas of regular polygons and circles and I'm so confused. How are you supposed to figue out the area a regular triangle inscribed in a circle when all you know is that the radius of the circle is

asked by Sam on April 29, 2011

HELP ME PLEASE. 1.An isosceles triangle with each leg measuring 13 cm is inscribed in a circle . if the altitude to the base is 12 cm find the radius of the circle 2. Circles a and b are tangent at point c. p is on circle a and q

asked by BARBIE LEE on December 8, 2013
8. ### GEOMETRY CIRCLE

1.An isosceles triangle with each leg measuring 13 cm is inscribed in a circle . if the altitude to the base is 12 cm find the radius of the circle 2. Circles a and b are tangent at point c. p is on circle a and q is on circle b

asked by BARBIE LEE on December 8, 2013
9. ### geometry

A regular hexagon with a perimeter of 24 units is inscribed in a circle. Find the radius of the circle.

asked by cyrus on December 13, 2014