# SOLUTION: I wanted to find the area of a hexagon to determine the amount of glass I need. I measured diagonal and it was 40 inches.

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 Question 597223: I wanted to find the area of a hexagon to determine the amount of glass I need. I measured diagonal and it was 40 inches.Answer by Alan3354(31538)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!I wanted to find the area of a hexagon to determine the amount of glass I need. I measured diagonal and it was 40 inches. ----------------- The diagonal, from vertex to vertex, not across the flats, is 2x the radius. --------- R = 20, n = 6 --> sq inches Area =~ 1039.32 sq inches =~ 7.22 sq ft