How to Find the Area of a Pentagon With the Apothem?

Answer Pentagons follow the same general rules of other polygons. The apothem is a length inside the polygon that measures distance from the center point to the middle of any side. A polygon has an apothe... Read More »

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How to Calculate the Area of an Unequal Pentagon?

You may be surprised to discover that the area of a pentagon, or five-sided polygon, can be difficult to calculate. Many of the pentagons presented to students are simple, or self-intersecting. But... Read More »

How to Find the Perimeter of a Pentagon?

Looking for the perimeter of a pentagon requires you to focus on the outside of the shape and not what it contains. A pentagon is a polygon, which is a closed two-dimensional shape constructed from... Read More »

How to Find the Apothem of a Pentagon?

A regular polygon is a geometric shape with at least three sides where all the sides are of the same length. An isosceles triangle, a square and a pentagon with five equal sides are all examples of... Read More »

How to Find Out How Many Diagonals Are in a Pentagon?

A polygon has a distinct number of diagonals as well as sides. Pentagons are five-sided polygons. Diagonals are straight-line segments inside the polygon that connect two opposite interior angles o... Read More »