Polygons

What are Polygons?.

  • Circle figures that are polygons..

Sorting out Polygons from Non-polygons.

Finding the Area of Polygons.

  • ​Find the area by counting squares.

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.