Properties of Hexagon
We will study the properties of a Hexagon in this article. For understanding the properties of a Hexagon, let’s first study What is a regular Hexagon.
What is Hexagon?
A closed figure which is twodimensional and is made up of straight lines is called a polygon. A polygon is a geometric figure. In this type of geometric figures, if one has 6 sides, it is called a Hexagon.
If these six sides have the same lengths and all the angles formed by these lines are equal, then it is known as Regular Hexagon. In a hexagon, all sides are congruent.
Table of Properties of Hexagon
S.No 
Topics 
Properties 
1. 
Sides 
A Hexagon has six sides. 
2. 
Angles 
A Hexagon has six angles. 
3. 
Diagonals 
There is a total of 9 diagonals in a hexagon. 
4. 
Interior angles 
The sum of interior angles of a hexagon is 720 degrees. 
5. 
A measure of the angle 
Each interior angle of a hexagon is of 120 degrees. 
6. 
Exterior angles 
The sum of all the exterior angles is equal to 360 degrees. 
7. 
The measure of the angles 
Each exterior angle of a hexagon is of 60 degrees. 
8. 
Area 
The area of the hexagon is (1.5 √3) × s^{2} 
9. 
Triangles 
The hexagon is made up of 6 regular triangles. 
Solved Examples on Hexagon
Choose the correct answers
Question 1: How many Diagonals does a hexagon have?
 12 Diagonals
 9 Diagonals
 6 Diagonals
 10 Diagonals
Question 2: What is the measure of each exterior angle of a hexagon?
 90 degrees
 120 degrees
 60 degrees
 180 degrees
Question 3: How many sides does hexagon have?
 8 sides
 4 sides
 6 sides
 10 sides
Question 4: What is the sum of the interior angles of a hexagon?
 720 degrees
 360 degrees
 280 degrees
 830 degrees
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