Area of Regular Polygons: Practice Using Trigonometry

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Which angles always add up to 360?

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1. What trig function is especially useful when finding the area of a regular polygon?

2. How many triangles are ultimately made to solve the area?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this informative quiz and worksheet to assess your knowledge of the area of regular polygons before you take a test or move on to new topics. A few of the concepts you'll be assessed on include the trig function that can help identify the area of a regular polygon and the relationship between the length of the side of the polygon and the base of the triangles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz asks you about:

  • Which angles always add up to 360 degrees
  • Trig function that's most useful when finding the area of a regular polygon
  • How many triangles are made to find the area of a polygon
  • Relationship between the base of the triangles and the length of the side of a regular polygon
  • Which shape the area technique outlined here would not work well on

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many triangles need to be made in order to find the area of a polygon
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the area of regular polygons
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about which shape this area technique would not work well with

Additional Learning

If you'd like to study this topic in greater detail, check out our lesson Area of Regular Polygons: Practice Using Trigonometry. After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Detail the characteristics of a regular polygon
  • Give a true statement about the internal and external angles of a regular polygon
  • Explain what you need to do to the base when you split the triangles
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