# What is the area of a hexagon with 4 cm long sides?

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#### Explanation:

Obviously, this question is about a *regular* 6-sided polygon. That means that all sides are equal (4 cm long each) and all inside angles equal to each other. That's what *regular* means, without this word the problem is not fully specified.

Every *regular* polygon has a center of rotational symmetry. If we rotate it around this center by *regular* polygon.

In case of a *regular* hexagon

In an equilateral triangle with a side

Therefore,

Area of such a triangle is

From this the area of the regular hexagon with a side

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