# Area of Regular Polygons

Objectives • Find the area of regular polygons • Find the area of circles Notes 1. In a regular polygon, a segment drawn from the center of the polygon perpendicular to a side of the polygon is called an apothem. Examples Find the apothem, area, and perimeter of each regular polygon. Round your answers to the nearest tenth.

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Area of a Regular Polygon For area A and perimeter P, and apothem a, A= 1 Pa 2

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Area of a Circle For area A and radius r ,
A = π r2

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Helpful Trig Functions 5.
sin θ = opposite hypotenuse adjacent hypotenuse opposite adjacent

cos θ =

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tan θ =

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13. Round your answers to the nearest tenth. A pentagon with an apothem 316. Hexagon with perimeter of 60 feet. 10. x 2 − 7 x − 30 . An octagon with an apothem 4. Assume that ll polygons are regular. 14.0 meters long.5 inches. 3. 15. x 2 + 3 x − 54 20. Factor each trinomial.25 inches 1 3 11. 5 feet 12. 18. 11. Square with apothem length of 12 centimeters. A square with a side 24 centimeters long and an apothem 12 inches long. 21 centimeters 3 4 Find the area of each shaded region. 15 millimeters 10. Round your answers to the nearest tenth. 8. 2.49 meters and an apothem of 7.6 millimeters long and a side 460 millimeters long. 19. A hexagon with a side 23. 17. 5.Examples Find the area of each regular polygon. A pentagon with a perimeter of 54.5 meters. 16. 10. 9. Homework Area of Regular Polygons Find the area of each regular polygon. 14.1 meters long and an apothem 20. 13.8 centimeters long and a side 4 centimeters long. Octagon with side length of 10 kilometers. 12. Round your answers to the nearest tenth. 4. Hexagon with apothem length of 24 inches. A hexagon with an apothem of 5 3 cm. Round your answers to the nearest tenth. 1. Find the area of each shaded region. 34 meters 8. Triangle with side length of 15. 8.5 centimeters 9. Assume that ll polygons are regular. 7. 6. 15. Find the circumference and area of circles with the given radius. Square with perimeter of 84 2 meters.

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