
#1
Feb2807, 10:24 PM

P: 10

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
a side of a regular hexagon is twice the square root of its apothem. Find the length of the apothem and the side 2. Relevant equations a formula for special triangle 90 degree side is doubled the 30 degree side, and 60 degree side is root 3 times the 30 degree side 3. The attempt at a solution after drawing the pictures and do the math, i got: side: 2 times square root of a; a stands for apothem, an unknown value apothem: square root of a times square root of three 



#2
Mar107, 01:13 AM

P: 151

How about making a formula for the ratio length of side and apothem? Replace the side length of the hexagon from the info. Solve.




#3
Mar107, 05:18 AM

Math
Emeritus
Sci Advisor
Thanks
PF Gold
P: 38,879





#4
Mar107, 02:51 PM

P: 10

need help on a very simple geometry problem 



#5
Mar107, 04:16 PM

P: 151




Register to reply 
Related Discussions  
Simple geometry question  General Physics  1  
simple geometry  Precalculus Mathematics Homework  3  
Calculus and simple geometry  General Math  2  
Simple question on geometry  General Math  2  
Simple Geometry  General Math  2 