What is a Hexagon? - Definition, Area & Angles


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A six-sided, two-dimensional geometric figure that has all straight sides is a:

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1. Regular hexagons have sides that are:

2. Use the area formula to find the area of a regular hexagon that has a side measurement of 4.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hexagons are frequently encountered geometric figures, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of them, and put your skills to the test with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on several features of hexagons, including:

  • What constitutes a hexagon
  • The sides of regular hexagons
  • Finding the area of regular hexagons
  • The points of a hexagon

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define hexagons
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the area formula
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding regular hexagons as well as the implications of a hexagon's points

Additional Learning

To learn more about hexagons, review the accompanying lesson, What is a Hexagon? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define hexagon and what constitutes a regular hexagon
  • Explain congruent and convex
  • Differentiate between regular and irregular hexagons
  • Identify examples of irregular hexagons both convex and concave
  • Memorize area formula for a regular hexagon and evaluate an equation