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 A regular octagon is inscribed in a circle 2005-12-13 From Carlin:A regular octagon is inscribed in a circle of radius 15.8 cm. What is the perimeter of the octagon?Answered by Penny Nom. The length of the side of an octagon 2005-09-22 From Billy:How can you find the length of the side of an octagon when all that you know are the long sides of one of the eight perfect isc. triangles inside the octagon that share the same center point?Answered by Penny Nom. A stained glass window 2004-03-29 From Kay:I'm doing a stain glass project and it's on a 4 foot across octagonal window...and I'm trying to set up the pattern and I don't know how long the sides are!Answered by Penny Nom. The side length of a regular octagon 2003-08-09 From Rich:If I know the distance between the parallel lines of an octagon and want to find the length of the sides, can I just divide that distance by 2.414 to reveal the length of the sides? I work construction and just curious if I am figuring it right.Answered by Penny Nom. Diagonals in an octagon 2003-08-04 From Amanda:How many diagonals are in an octagon??? What would be a drawing of those diagonals???Answered by Penny Nom.

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