Dodecagon

Pronunciation: /doʊˈdɛk əˌgɒn/ Explain

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A dodecagon is a polygon that has 12 sides.[1] A regular dodecagon is a 12 sided regular polygon. The variable s in the formula in table 1 is the length of one of the sides of a regular dodecagon.

FormulaDescription
r=(1/2)(2+square root of 3)sInradius: The radius of the incircle.
R=(1/2)(square root of 2+square root of 3)sCircumradius: The radius of the circumcircle.
r=3(2+square root of 3)s^2Area
Table 1: Regular Dodecagon Formulas.

References

  1. Stöcker, K.H.. The Elements of Constructive Geometry, Inductively Presented. pg 28. Translated by Noetling, William A.M, C.E.. www.archive.org. Silver, Burdett & Company. 1897. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/elementsofconstr00noetrich#page/28/mode/1up. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Dodecagon. 7/4/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/d/dodecagon.html.

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7/4/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
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