Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 10 - Area - 10-5 Trigonometry and Area - Lesson Check: 4

Answer

Yes, it is possible to find the area of this hexagon.

Work Step by Step

The diagonal of a regular hexagon is two times the side. As the diagonal of this hexagon is 12 cm long, its side must therefore measure 6 cm in length. There are multiple methods that can be used to find the area of a regular hexagon when the side-length is known, such as multiplying one-half the side length times the apothem.
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