tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1364472617154190092.post8548839004231132750..comments2021-06-19T18:48:51.348+12:00Comments on Shouting Into The Void: How to find the area of a hexPeter Fitzhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17675284304482852740noreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1364472617154190092.post-30797493251023384422010-03-19T16:12:16.106+13:002010-03-19T16:12:16.106+13:00Doh! Yes, you're right. I completely missed th...Doh! Yes, you're right. I completely missed that step, thanks to my maths-challenged brain :(Peter Fitzhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17675284304482852740noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1364472617154190092.post-87166873896539860412010-03-19T14:41:49.004+13:002010-03-19T14:41:49.004+13:00Since the are of a rectangle is width x height, th...Since the are of a rectangle is width x height, the area of a hexagon measured from side to side as you show in the figure would be area= W x (W * 0.86).<br /><br />So a 25 mile wide hex from face to face would have a total area of<br /><br />25 x (25 x 0.86) = 25 x 21.5 = 537.5 square miles.JDJarvishttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07691101939920824546noreply@blogger.com