A hexagon with sides of length 2, 7, 2, 11, 7, 11 is inscribed in a circle. Find the radius of the circle.
As suggested, *if* it matters, you may assume that the sides listed are given in order
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by Steve Royer)
"You now have 2 right triangles,
1 with hypotenuse of 2, the other with hypotenuse of 11.
Use pythagorean theorem to get the unknown length of the
How do you do this step? You have one rt triangle whose hypotenuse is 2 and another with hypotenuse 11 and they share a common leg. How does this tell you about the total of their non-common legs?
Posted by Charlie
on 2004-06-04 21:13:03