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What is the area of a regular hexagon with sides equal to 6 cm?

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xetabeta | Student, Kindergarten | Salutatorian

Posted March 21, 2013 at 6:08 AM via web

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What is the area of a regular hexagon with sides equal to 6 cm?

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 21, 2013 at 6:14 AM (Answer #1)

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The area of a regular hexagon with side D is given by `(3*sqrt 3)/2*D^2` .

If the side of the regular hexagon is 6 cm, the area is `(3*sqrt 3)/2*36` = `54*sqrt 3 ~~ 93.53` cm^2.

The area of the hexagon is approximately 93.53 cm^2

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