ACT Math : How to find the length of the side of a hexagon

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Hexagon

If the perimeter of a regular hexagon is , what is the length of a side of that regular hexagon?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Use the formula for perimeter to solve for the length of a side of the regular hexagon:

Where  is perimeter and  is the length of a side.

In this case:

Example Question #2 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Hexagon

Find the length of one side for a regular hexon with a perimeter of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Example Question #6 : Hexagons

Find the length of one side for a regular hexagon with a perimeter of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Example Question #7 : Hexagons

What is the maximum length of each side for a regular hexago with a perimeter of ?

Possible Answers:

8.8

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Example Question #41 : Geometry

What is the side of a Hexagon whose area is ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the side of a hexagon given the area, set the area formula equal to the given area and solve for the side.

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