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Topic: Calculate angles, sides and areas for any regular polygon without
using trig functions and Pi

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Ken.Pledger@vuw.ac.nz

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Re: Calculate angles, sides and areas for any regular polygon without using trig functions and Pi
Posted: May 28, 2013 9:11 PM
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<d6885fa1-3a34-4e7d-a18e-b85727a65f86@w5g2000vbd.googlegroups.com>,
JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:

> Do you think i could calculate all the angles in turns and the lengths
> of sides(perimeter) and area of any regular polygon without using
> trigonometric functions and Pi?


The perimeter of a regular hexagon - yes.
The perimeter of any other regular polygon - no.

The area of a square or regular dodecagon - yes.
The area of any other regular polygon - no.

Ken Pledger.



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