How To Find The Area Of A Polygon?


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Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Formula for the area of a polygon
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Zohra Ali answered
As many planar figures come under the heading of polygon, different shapes have different formulas of finding out the area.
Let me tell you the areas for the most common shapes:

Square: Side*Side
Rectangle: Breadth*Height
Triangle: 1/2 Breadth*Height
Parallelogram: Breadth*Height
Circle: Pie r Square

For a better illustration this website would surely be of help.
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Anonymous answered
If the polygon is regular 1/2*apothem*number of sides*side length, or you can divide the polygon into triangles and quadrilaterals and add the areas of those together.

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