# ISEE Upper Level Quantitative : How to find the length of the side of a hexagon

## Example Questions

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

A regular hexagon has the same perimeter as the above right triangle. What is the length of one side of the hexagon?

The length cannot be determined from the information given.

Explanation:

By the Pythagorean Theorem, the hypotenuse of the right triangle is

inches, making its perimeter

inches.

The regular hexagon, which has six sides of equal length, has the same perimeter, so each side measures

inches.

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

A regular hexagon has the same perimeter as the above right triangle. What is the length of one side of the hexagon?

The length cannot be determined from the information given.

Explanation:

By the Pythagorean Theorem, the hypotenuse of the right triangle is

inches, making its perimeter

inches.

The regular hexagon, which has six sides of equal length, has the same perimeter, so each side measures

inches.