The base of the right triangle drawn in the regular octagon measures 0.7 cm. a regular octagon has a radius of 1.9 centimeters. a right triangle with a base length of 0.7 centimeters is formed by the radius and apothem. what is the perimeter of the octagon?
The perimeter of the octagon is 11.2 cm.What is a perimeter in math?
The perimeter of a plane figure is the distance around it. An octagon has 8 sides.The perimeter of the octagon would be8 × length of each sideThe length of the base of the right angle triangle formed is equal to half the length of each side of the octagon.Since the length of the base of the right angle triangle is 0.7 centimeters, the length if each side of the octagon would be0.7 × 2 = 1.4 centimetersSo, the perimeter of the octagon would be 1.4 × 8 = 11.2 cmTherefore , the perimeter of the octagon is 11.2 cm.Learn more about perimeterbrainly.com/question/11688398#SPJ4
- Perimeter is the distance around the edge of a shape.
- The perimeter is the distance around the object.