







A mythical soccer ball 
20111027 

From Joel: We've been working on this problem diligently and can't seem to come up with the answer book's answer. We think it may be wrong, yet want to check it with an expert. Here goes.
The school's new soccer balls are covered with 64 regular hexagonal panels. Each hexagon measures 2 inches between opposite corners and 1.5 inches between opposite sides. What is the total surface area of the soccer ball? Answered by Robert Dawson and Lorraine Dame. 





Two regular hexagons 
20090421 

From niko: Two regular hexagons are ____________ similar. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A sphere and hexagons 
20081019 

From Angela: A sphere is made of 112 hexagons. Each side measures 10 cm. The width of the border between each hexagon is 5 cm. What is the radius of the sphere? Answered by Chris Fisher and Walter Whiteley. 





The area of a hexagon 
20051023 

From Bhavin: i have a radius of hexagon given as 1.5 km. and i want to find the area of that hexagon. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Hexagons 
20000223 

From Mohd. Amjad: I want to know about hexagons. What is the area and the perimeter of an hexagon? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Two Inscribed Trapezoids 
19980127 

From James: A hexagon inscribed in a circle has three consecutive sides each of length 3 and three consecutive sides each of length 5. The chord of the circle that divides the hexagon into two trapezoids, one with three sides each of length 3 and the other with three sides each of length 5, has length equal to m/n, where m and n are relatively prime positive integers. Find m+n. Answered by Haragauri Gupta. 

