Polygons

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To Find out what Polygons are.

  • Circle figures that are polygons..

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To Sort out Polygons from Non-polygons.

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To Find the Area of Polygons.

  • ​Find the area by counting squares.

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Lin and Andre used different methods to find the area of a regular hexagon with 6-inch sides. Lin decomposed the hexagon into six identical, equilateral triangles. Andre decomposed the hexagon into a rectangle and two triangles.

Find the area of the hexagon using each person’s method. Show your reasoning.

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