# Diagonal of a Regular Decagon

• Last Updated : 25 Jun, 2022

Given an integer a which is the side of a regular decagon, the task is to find and print the length of its diagonal. Examples:

Input: a = 5
Output: 9.51
Input: a = 9
Output: 17.118

Approach: We know that the sum of interior angles of a polygon = (n – 2) * 180 where, n is the no. of sides in the polygon.
So, sum of interior angles of decagon = 8 * 180 = 1440 and each interior angle will be 144
Now, we have to find BC = 2 * x. If we draw a perpendicular AO on BC, we will see that the perpendicular bisects BC in BO and OC, as triangles AOB and AOC are congruent to each other.
So, in triangle AOB, sin(72) = x / a i.e. x = 0.951 * a
Therefore, diagonal length will be 2 * x i.e. 1.902 * a.
Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## C++

 `// C++ program to find the diagonal``// of a regular decagon``#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `// Function to return the diagonal``// of a regular decagon``float` `decdiagonal(``float` `a)``{` `    ``// Side cannot be negative``    ``if` `(a < 0)``        ``return` `-1;` `    ``// Length of the diagonal``    ``float` `d = 1.902 * a;``    ``return` `d;``}` `// Driver code``int` `main()``{``    ``float` `a = 9;``    ``cout << decdiagonal(a) << endl;``    ``return` `0;``}`

## Java

 `// Java program to find the diagonal of a regular decdiagonal``import` `java.util.*;``import` `java.lang.*;``import` `java.io.*;` `public` `class` `GFG {` `    ``// Function to return the diagonal of a regular decdiagonal``    ``static` `double` `decdiagonal(``double` `a)``    ``{` `//side cannot be negative``        ``if``(a<``0``)``        ``return` `-``1``;` `        ``// length of the diagonal``        ``double` `d=``1.902``*a;``        ` `        ``return` `d;``    ``}` `    ``// Driver code``    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``    ``{``        ``int` `a = ``9``;``        ``System.out.println(decdiagonal(a));``    ``}``}`

## Python3

 `# Python3 program to find the diagonal``# of a regular decagon` `# Function to return the diagonal``# of a regular decagon``def` `decdiagonal(a) :` `    ``# Side cannot be negative``    ``if` `(a < ``0``) :``        ``return` `-``1` `    ``# Length of the diagonal``    ``d ``=` `1.902` `*` `a``    ``return` `d` `# Driver code``if` `__name__ ``=``=` `"__main__"` `:` `    ``a ``=` `9``    ``print``(decdiagonal(a))``    ` `# This code is contributed by Ryuga`

## C#

 `// C# program to find the diagonal of a regular decdiagonal``using` `System;` `public` `class` `GFG {` `    ``// Function to return the diagonal of a regular decdiagonal``    ``static` `double` `decdiagonal(``double` `a)``    ``{` `//side cannot be negative``        ``if``(a<0)``        ``return` `-1;` `        ``// length of the diagonal``        ``double` `d=1.902*a;``        ` `        ``return` `d;``    ``}` `    ``// Driver code``    ``public` `static` `void` `Main()``    ``{``        ``int` `a = 9;``        ``Console.WriteLine(decdiagonal(a));``    ``}``}``// This code is contributed by anuj_67..`

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Output:

`17.118`

Time Complexity: O(1)

Auxiliary Space: O(1)

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