Thursday, August 30, 2012

Remember when calculating the area of a polygon or greater than 4 sides, it's easiest to use the formula,

A = (1/2)ap, where "p" is the perimeter and "a" is the apothem.

Recall that perimeter is the total distance of the sides of the polygon.  The apothem is the distance from the center of the polygon, perpendicular to the base. 

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