That is called the apothem. The definition is: An Apothem is the distance from the center of a regular polygon to the midpoint of a side
The line drawn from the center of a regular polygon and perpendicular to a side.
An apothem is a line segment from the center of a regular polygon to the midpoint of a side.
An apothem is a line drawn perpendicular to a side of a regular polygon from the center of the polygon. A polygon is not a circle so it cannot have a radius. The radius of a circle is drawn from the center to any point in the circumference of the circle. You can draw a circle which encloses the regular polygon touching all vertices. The polygon is said to be inscribed in the circle. The apothem will be less than the radius because the radius is not perpendicular to any side, it can be drawn to a vertex but the apothem is perpendicular to a side, so it is shorter. Ex: draw a square with a circle which inscribes it. You can see that the apothem will be less than the radius.
yes the radius of a regular polygon is always greater than the apothem
Perimeter = 2*Area/Apothem.
Find the apothem of a regular polygon with an area of 625 m2 and a perimeter of 100 m.
The apothem is 12.5 metres.
A = (1/2)Pa A being the area, P being the perimeter of the regular polygon, and the apothem length being a.
The apothem is the perpendicular from the cent of a regular polygon to one of it's sides. When drawn it looks like the line drawn for the radius or circumference of a circle.
Area of regular polygon: 0.5*apothem*perimeter
Such a polygon is not possible.
The area of a regular polygon is equal to one-half the product of the apothem and the perimeter. 40x30 divided by 2=600 square feet
The area of a regular polygon is given by the following formula: area =(1/2) (apothem)(perimeter).There are several other formulas that can be used. Regular Polygon Formulas are: N=number of sides, s= length, r = apothem (adiius of inscribed circle) R = radius of circumcircle. Using any of these formulas you can find the measurements of a regular polygon.
The apothem is the distance from the center to the middle of any side on a regular polygon. That is, a shape with every single side and angle the same.
A regular polygon has a center, much as a circle does. There are also the sides which are all the same lengths. Then there is the apothem which is any segment that goes from the center and is perpendicular to one of the polygon's side. Then angles are also parts and they are all the same. You might consider the perimeter a part and of course it is the sum of the sides.