# Thread: what is the formula for area of a hexagon ?

1. ## what is the formula for area of a hexagon ?

My 10 year old daughter needs to know what is the formula for an area of a hexagon?
Thanks

Dee

2. Dear dee@landspace.co.uk,

hint: divide the hexagon into six triangle

3. Originally Posted by dee@landspace.co.uk
My 10 year old daughter needs to know what is the formula for an area of a hexagon?
Thanks

Dee
Mathwords: Area of a Regular Polygon