here is five sided polygon.Describe or show the strategy you would use to find its area.mark up and label the diagram to show your reasoning so that it can be followed by others.(it is not necessary to actually caculate the area)
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Divide the polygon into 5 triangles by using each side as a base and joining the vertices of the polygon to a common point (for example, the centre). If the polygon is regular the angle at the vertex of each triangle is 360/5=72 degrees, so you have 5 isosceles triangles of equal area. Find the area of one and multiply by 5 to get the total area.

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YOu need to find how many inches or centimeters,Etc. to figureit out. second multiply 5 times the lenght of oneside so theres your answer next time be more specific

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