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What is the area of a regular hexagon with 15 in. sides? Round to the nearest whole number.

 Apr 18, 2020
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Since the area of an equilateral triangle = ( sqrt(3) / 4 ) · side2

and a regular hexagon is composed of six equilateral triangles,

the area of a reular hexagon = ( 3 · sqrt(3) / 2 ) · side2

 

With each sides 15 inches long:  area  =  ( 3 · sqrt(3) / 2 ) · 15

 Apr 18, 2020

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