







The sides of a 5pointed star inscribed in a circle 
20210918 

Scott pose la question : Is there a calculation for the length of each side of a fivepointed star?
I am not worried about area but if I have a circle with a 7.5 foot radius and
place a star inside it, how can I measure the lines creating the star? Harley Weston lui répond. 





The side length of a hexagon 
20200205 

Rob pose la question : I have a hexagon that is 8 feet wide how long would the sides be? Penny Nom lui répond. 





7 spheres on a hexagonal tray 
20190114 

herm pose la question : what is the length of each side of a hexagonal tray, with the height of each side 0.75 inch, to hold seven spheres, each with a diameter of 3.00 inches? The spheres are placed such that each side of the hexagon is touched by one sphere at its midpoint (and the seventh sphere is place in the center of the "ring" of the other six spheres. Harley Weston lui répond. 





A side of a square 
20180406 

Angie pose la question : I am dyslexic and have problems with spelling and math I'm trying to figure 4.610 Acres Square trying to figure out how many feet or yards of one side if that makes sense to you thank you I'd really appreciate the help Penny Nom lui répond. 





The lateral side length of a cone 
20160605 

Diane pose la question : Question is find the lateral side length of a right cone with area of 372 sq. cm and base circle radius of 9 cm. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The perimeter of a one quarter acre square 
20160115 

Kerry pose la question : If you have a perfect square that is one quarter of an acre what are the length of the sides and how do you arrive at the solution? thank you, Kerry. Penny Nom lui répond. 





An octagonal frame around a pool 
20150517 

James pose la question : I have a 20' pool and need to put a frame around it using 2by 4 what r the lengths and angle cuts Penny Nom lui répond. 





The side length of a gazebo 
20150314 

Dennie pose la question : From middle of side to middle of opposite is 14'6". What is the length of the side? Penny Nom lui répond. 





An octagon around a tree 
20140716 

floyd pose la question : I want to build an octagon 4 feet from base of tree from 4x4's. What length do I cut my pieces Penny Nom lui répond. 





The side lengths of a triangle 
20130107 

Katie pose la question : How do I find the side lengths of a triangle knowing the base and its height?
Thank you, Penny Nom lui répond. 





An octagonal sandbox around a pool 
20120612 

Linda pose la question : My pool is 15 feet across and it is round.
How do I measure to cut wood to build a sandbox around it? was thinking it will look like an octagon.
Thanks Harley Weston lui répond. 





Forming a triangle from 3 line segments 
20120315 

rustom pose la question : A point X is selected at random from a line segment AB with midpoint 0. Find the probability that the line segments AX, XB, and A0 can form a triangle. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Three sides of a triangle 
20111224 

saba pose la question : the three sides of a triangular lot have lengths 10,11and 13cm,respectively.
find the measure of its largest angle and the area of the lot? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The sides of a regular octagon of area 800 sq. ft. 
20110921 

Susan pose la question : Help please. I am building an octagon tree house to live in. I would
like the total square footage to equal 800 to 1,000 sq ft. How long
should each side of the octagon be.
tx, susan Penny Nom lui répond. 





Triangles with perimeter 16 cm 
20110222 

Chong pose la question : How many triangles (up yo congruence) with perimeter 16 cm and whose lengths of its side are integers? Chris Fisher lui répond. 





The sides of an equilateral triangle 
20110127 

Cristal pose la question : Hello :) How can i find the sides of an equilateral triangle when only given the height 10m? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A 20" octagon 
20101119 

CHARLES pose la question : I have a 20" octagon and it has 8 parts. In inches how big is each
part. I was told each part was 5.86".The top of the octagon breaks
into 3 equal parts don't equal 20".When i did my math i thought it should be 6 5/8" which is closer
to 20"
I am trying to cut a octagon out of a 20"circle Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The sides of a trapezoid 
20101103 

Bobbi pose la question : Isosceles Trapezoid base=60”; two 45⁰angles at base, two 135⁰ angles at the top, vertical distance between base & top=16”. What is the length of the top line and the two equal side lines? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The side length of a square 
20100308 

tara pose la question : am trying to help my brother's daughter in maths, tomorrow she has maths exam
1. Area of sq. picture is 441 sq.cm what is the length of its side. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Related rates 
20090314 

Jeevitha pose la question : The side of an equilateral triangle decreases at the rate of 2 cm/s.
At what rate is the area decreasing when the area is 100cm^2? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The sides of a triangle 
20090307 

felicia pose la question : ona map, tannersville, chadwick, and barkersvile for a triangle. Chadwick is
70 miles from Tannersville and Barkersville is 90 miles from Tannersville. Which is a
possible distance between Chadwick and Barkersville?
a. 5miles
b. 10 miles
c. 150miles
d. 200 miles Harley Weston lui répond. 





The sides of a polygonal building 
20090213 

mark pose la question : length of sides of an 18 ft.diameter bldg
i need to find out if i should build an octagon or decagon to keep the
sides of the bldg at 8ft or less. how do i figure the length of the sides
of each? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The sides of an octagon 
20081012 

side lengthsGarry pose la question : I need the length of the sides and the degrees of the angles for a 30 inch diameter
octagon Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





The sides of an octagon 
20080921 

mark pose la question : I need to know the measurements of an octagon with a inside diameter of 34.5 inches from side to side Penny Nom lui répond. 





The area of a regular pentagon 
20080602 

Jenna pose la question : I would like to know if there is a formula to find the area of a regular Pentagon that is not inscribed in a circle only apothem and side length are given. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The fourth side of a property 
20080514 

Penny pose la question : Property has 3 measurements and 2 angles and I want the altitude at a particular point. Corners are sw, nw, ne and se. 1 want the 4th saide measurement confirmed (we think 146.07') and the altitude measurement at 25' from sw (on the swse side)
The angles provided are interior at nw 67.38 degrees and the opposing corner se interior appears to be 68.58 degrees. the 3 sides with measurements are: sw to nw=54.07'. sw to se 146.07' and se to ne 53.57'. If you would help, we would really appreciate it. Thanks! Penny Harley Weston lui répond. 





The sides of an octagon 
20080507 

Frank pose la question : Question from Frank, a parent:
Hi,
Need to lay out a 10 ft. diameter octagon on the ground. What is the
length of the
sides ? And the angles ? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Side lengths and angles in a regular octagon 
20080409 

Lori pose la question : I am a builder and need to find the length of the sides of an octagon. I know the length between
the parallel sides (26 feet). What is the length of each side? What is the angle measurement? Harley Weston lui répond. 





The length of a side of a square 
20080312 

laura pose la question : if i had a square of 2.3 square meters what would its radius be?(in centimeters please) Penny Nom lui répond. 





Side lengths and area of a triangle 
20080308 

angela pose la question : In the diagram of ABC the angle A is 65 the angle B is 70 and the side opposite vertex B is 7. Find the length of the side opposite vertex A and find the area of ABC Penny Nom lui répond. 





Area and side length of a hexagonal tent 
20071009 

Mark pose la question : Trying to buy a tent with 6 sides, in the catalog they give me sq. ft., what is the distance from side to side of a hexagonal tent with an area of 90 sq. ft. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Area of a hexagon (three ways to find it) 
20070524 

Josh pose la question : I have to work out the area of a hexagon when I know that the perimeter
of it is 1000m. I have tried many different ways but I get different
answers. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The length of the side of a hexagon 
20070219 

Nick pose la question : if the area of a regular hexagon is 259.807 how do i find the length of each side, and the apothem? thanks if you can help Penny Nom lui répond. 





The length of 2 sides of a triangle 
20060915 

Lonnie pose la question : I need to know how to figure the length of 2 sides of a triangle, as the following example:
The length of the bottom is 12' and the angles are 45, 45 I need to know how long the other 2 sides must be to get an angle of 90 at the top. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A side segment of an octagon 
20060624 

Ed pose la question : I would like to know how to find a side segment of an octagon when I know that my octagon is 9 feet from side to side and top to bottom? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The length of the side of an octagon 
20050922 

Billy pose la question : How can you find the length of the side of an octagon when all that you know are the long sides of one of the eight perfect isc. triangles inside the octagon that share the same center point? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Third side of Acute Triangle 
20011109 

Don pose la question : I gave this problem to my children, 9th and 12th grade and they are not(me too!) sure of the answer. I am trying to determine the length of the third side of an acute triangle. I know two of the lengths but I do not know the angles. Is there a proper formula to use to find the length of the third side? Thank you. Chris Fisher and Penny Nom lui répond. 





Side length of an octagon 
20000422 

Unknown pose la question : If I have an octagon that is 12 feet across (side to opposite side) how can I find the length of the sides? Harley Weston lui répond. 

