Hexagon - Definition with Examples
What is a Hexagon?
Hexagon Definition: Hexagon is a six-sided 2-dimensional shape. It has 6 sides, 6 vertices, and 6 angles.
Hexagon in Real life
Hexagons can be found in honeycomb, nut bolts etc.
Types of Hexagon
Length of all the sides are equal.
Measure of all the angles are same.
Length of at least 2 sides are unequal.
Measure of at least 2 angles are unequal.
Properties of Hexagon
Interior angles of a regular hexagon measure 120°. Therefore, the sum of all the interior angles of a hexagon is 120° X 6= 720°.
Exterior angles of a regular hexagon measure 60°.
Perimeter of a hexagon
The perimeter of a hexagon is the sum of the lengths of all the sides. In case of regular hexagon, the perimeter is six times the length of a side.
|Perimeter = Sum of all sides of the hexagon|
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