A stop sign is in the shape of a regular octagon. Each side measures 12.4 inches and the apothem of the octagon measures 15 inches. What is

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A stop sign is in the shape of a regular octagon. Each side measures 12.4 inches and the apothem of the octagon measures 15 inches. What is the area of the stop sign?

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2022-04-07T08:07:51+00:00 2 Answers 0

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  1. Emery
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    2022-04-07T08:09:17+00:00

    The 8 sides of the regular octagon are all the same length, so the perimeter of it is 8*(12.4 in) = 99.2 in.

    The area of a regular polygon is half the product of the perimeter and the apothem.
    area = (1/2)(99.2 in)(15 in) = 744 inu00b2

    The area of the stop sign is 744 inu00b2.

  2. Adalyn
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    2022-04-07T08:09:21+00:00

    744 square inches octagon area

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