ACT Math : How to find the length of the diagonal of a pentagon

Example Questions

Example Question #21 : Geometry

If the side of a pentagon is , what is the diagonal of the pentagon?

Explanation:

Write the formula for finding the diagonal of a pentagon.

Plug in the side length and simplify.

Example Question #1 : Pentagons

Find the length of the diagonal for a pentagon with a a side length of .

Explanation:

Use the formula for the diagonal of a pentagon:

Example Question #5 : Pentagons

Find the length of the diagonal for a pentagon with a perimeter of .

Explanation:

1. Use the formula for perimeter to solve for the side length:

2. Use the formula for the diagonal of a pentagon:

Example Question #6 : Pentagons

Find the diagonal for a pentagon with a perimeter of .

Explanation:

1. Use the formula for perimeter to solve for the side length:

2. Use the formula for the diagonal of a pentagon:

Example Question #2 : Pentagons

If a side of the pentagon is , what is the diagonal of the pentagon?