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Diagonals in Octagons

How many more diagonals are in an octagon than in a hexagon? Source: NCCTM Mathematics Teacher SOLUTION We draw a diagonal by connecting two non-adjacent vertices. For example, is a diagonal but and are not. How many ways can we … Continue reading

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Inscribed in a Circle

An equilateral triangle and regular hexagon are inscribed in the same circle.   Find the ratio of the area of the triangle to that of the hexagon. Source: mathcontest.olemiss.edu 12/7/2009 SOLUTION First, rotate the equilateral triangle around center of the circle … Continue reading

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