







A hexagonal planter 
20200528 

From Callie: Hello, I'm having trouble cutting my angles for my 2 x 4 planter. I did exactly as I've watched and read and mine is just not turning out! Ok, so I want 6 or 8 piece hexagon. With an interior of about 10". So I understand that the boards can be any length, but its the 30 degree or 22 1/2" angles that matter. So. How do I figure how long my 2 x 4 is with 6. and another 8 pieces of 2 x 4 to make this planter and at what angle. So does the length determine the angle? Thank you in advance! i don't want to waste anymore wood! And how to figure length, angle and center circumference? Answered by Harley Weston. 





A hexagonal planter 
20191119 

From Colleen: I need to build a hexagon planter around a 32” square box. How long is each side of the hexagon? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Constructing a hexagonal pyramid 
20190425 

From REBECCA: I'm doing a project for my Honors Geometry class and I have to build a regular hexagonal pyramid. I was given the volume of .75 gallons, but I don't know how to figure everything else out. Please help?
Thanks,
Rebecca Answered by Harley Weston. 





7 spheres on a hexagonal tray 
20190114 

From herm: what is the length of each side of a hexagonal tray, with the height of each side 0.75 inch, to hold seven spheres, each with a diameter of 3.00 inches? The spheres are placed such that each side of the hexagon is touched by one sphere at its midpoint (and the seventh sphere is place in the center of the "ring" of the other six spheres. Answered by Harley Weston. 





The surface area of a hexagonal pyramid 
20170616 

From Emilie: Hello, I need help with this question:
A pyramid has a regular hexagonal base with side lengths of 4 and a slant height of 6. Find the total area of the pyramid.
Thank you in advance if you can help me... Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a hexagonal pyramid 
20161021 

From Elizabeth: Find the height of a hexagonal pyramid with a volume of 1320 ft ^3. The area of the base is 120 ft^2. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Hexagonal pyramid bevel angles 
20160930 

From Peter: I have seen your response to a similar question from Steve which Chris and Harley responded to, however I am not familiar with some of the terms. Is there a formula that I can enter my details in which will give me the specific angles I require. The item I am constructing is much larger than the one you responded to previously. Thank you for any assistance you are able to provide. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a box with a hexagonal base 
20160327 

From Frank: how many gallons of water in an 8" hexagon shaped box. 6" sides x 12.5" high ? The walls are 1" thick , beveled @ 30 degrees, so inside dimensions are 6" Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of hexagonal pyramid and hexagonal prism 
20140518 

From visshwam: how to find volume of hexagonal pyramid and hexagonal prism?
my measurements are each side of pyramid's triangle is 1"x2"x2".
hexagon prism is 2"x1" each side Answered by Penny Nom. 





A pyramid on a regular hexagon 
20120414 

From deepak: There is pyramid on a base which is a regular hexagon of side 2a cm.
If every slant edge of this pyramid
is of length 5a/2 cm, than what will be the volume of this pyramid Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a hexagonal prism 
20110919 

From Denise: I am being asked to find the volume of a hexagonal prism, base edges are 3cm, and a height of 15cm. The book that I am working from says that the answer is 77.94cm(cubed) but no matter what the equation I use I always get the answer 116.9/117. Please help! Thank you! Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a frusta of a hexagonal based pyramid 
20100304 

From sarah: Volume of a frusta of a hexagonal based pyramid Answered by Penny Nom. 





A polyhedron 
20090310 

From Mollie: Hi, my name is Mollie and I'm in 5th grade. Here's the math problem I have for homework tonight:
"Larissa made a model of a polyhedron using 8 pieces of clay for the vertices and 18 straws for the edges. What type of
polyhedron did Larissa make?"
Thanks. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a hexagonal pyramid 
20080605 

From Angie: My son is working on a hexagonal pyramid. The base is 4 and the slant height is 6. We know that the answer is 48 times the sqrt of 2. We don't know how they got it. We attached the drawing of it. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The area of a regular hexagonal pyramid 
20080510 

From Kim: i need help finding the area of a regular hexagonal pyramid. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a hexagonal pyramid 
20070805 

From monica: what is the volume of a hexagon when the base of one triangle is 6cm and has the height of 5.1cm the height of the regular hexagonal pyramid is 18cm? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Hexagonal pyramids 
20070517 

From Tracey: How many faces, edges, and vertices does a hexagonal pyramid have? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The vertices of a hexagonal pyramid 
20070426 

From Madeline: How many vertices does a hexagonal pyramid have?? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A hexagonal prism 
20070320 

From makiya: i need help trying to find the surface area and the volume of a hexigon that has an edgde length of 6cm and a hieght of 12 cm
i allready know how do do this by breaking it into triangles and finging the surface area and the volume that way i just need to know how to find a faster formuly that aplies to just hexigons thanks makiya Answered by Penny Nom. 





The height of a hexagonal pyramid 
20070307 

From Carol: i have been set a question that gives a regular hexagon and each of the sloping sides is 6cm from a corner of a base to the apex(point). it also has 2cm sides it looks sort of like this: /\6cm 2cm Answered by Penny Nom. 





The surface area of a hexagonal prism 
20070219 

From Cari: How do you find the surface area of a hexagonal prism? Thank you. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A hexagonal concrete form 
20060909 

From Lewis: How many cubic yards of cement will be required to fill a hexagonal concrete form with equal 12 foot sides that will be 3 feet thick? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many nickels would it take to fill a room? 
20060822 

From Diana: How many nickels would it take to fill a room that measures 20 feet x 20 feet x 10 feet? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Shapes 
20051112 

From Tonya and Hailey: MY THIRD GRADERS TEACHER HAS SENT HOME HOMEWORK ASKING FOR THEM TO FIND REALWORLD OBJECT IN MANY DIFFERENTS SHAPES A FEW HAVE US STUMPED Answered by Penny Nom. 





A 6 sided (hexagonal) pyramid 
20050122 

From Steve: im trying to make a 6 sided (hexagon) pyramid, from 6 triangles of 12mm plywood, i know all the angles to cut apart from the one one to join all 6 triangles together. Rough measurements are outer edge (A) of each triangle is 13cm's, length of other 2 sides (B&C) of triangle outside to center is 14cm's with a height of the whole thing together about 6cm's. Answered by Chris Fisher and Harley Weston. 





8 faces, 12 vertices, and 18 edges 
20030422 

From Thomas: I would like to know the proper name for this geometrical solid. It has 8 faces, 12 vertices, and 18 edges? Answered by Penny Nom. 

