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    Polygon Areas

    How do you find the area of a...

    Pentagon
    Hexagon
    Heptagon
    Octagon
    Nonagon
    Decagon

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    The general area of any polygon can be expressed by this equation:

    A=\frac{nx^2}{4\tan{(\frac{180}{n})}}

    where n is the number of sides and x is each side's length.

    For specific areas of each, do a Google search, or I would suggest looking to derive them.
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