Area of regular polygon triangles

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 19:25:04 EDT 2018


Cool!

On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 5:08 PM, David Epstein via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> While trying Mike Bonner's suggestion of "manual" measuring, I learned the
> answer:  a regular polygon whose official length is L and width is W is
> inscribed in the oval whose length is L and width is W.  So for an
> equilateral triangle the area will be 3/4 * 3^.5 * R^2 (where R = L = W).
>
> David Epstein
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