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    hexagon please help!!

    I need to know the value of s and a. S is the side length of the hexagon and a is the smallest width.

    The only value I know is A = 48” (inches) and the circumradius which is also 48”.
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    Re: hexagon please help!!

    Hello, cadenlyon2002!

    I need to know the value of s and a.
    S is the side length of the hexagon and a is the smallest width.

    The only value I know is A = 48 inches, and the circumradius which is also 48 inches.

    Could you provide the original wording of the problem?
    As given, it's both sloppy and incorrect.

    Is it a regular hexagon? .It should say so ... clearly.

    There seems to be four variables: S,\,s,\,A,\,a.

    If the smallest width is 48, the circumradius is not 48.


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    See my response to him/her at FMH.
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    Re: hexagon please help!!

    I think at the time math is very difficult subject, parents should help kids in solving math problems. and about 6 sided I want to share a simple definition as-6 sided polygon is called as Hexagon, This is one type of regular polygons, it may be regular or irregular. It’s a 6 sided closed figure.
    solve my math problem
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    Re: hexagon please help!!

    Quote Originally Posted by manoj9585 View Post
    I think at the time math is very difficult subject, parents should help kids in solving math problems. and about 6 sided I want to share a simple definition as-6 sided polygon is called as Hexagon, This is one type of regular polygons, it may be regular or irregular. It’s a 6 sided closed figure.
    solve my math problem
    I suggest you be more careful. You cannot say a hexagon "is one type of regular polygons" and then say "it may be regular or irregular". In any case, I see no reason to think that cadenlyon2002 did NOT know what a "hexagon" is. Yes, a hexagon is a closed, 6-sided, two-dimensional figure. If all 6 sides have the same length and all 6 angles are the same, then the hexagon is "regular" and then it is 'one type of regular polygon'.
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