Given an integer a which is the side of a regular hexagon, the task is to find and print the length of its diagonal.
Input: a = 6
Input: a = 9
Approach: We know that the sum of interior angles of a polygon = (n – 2) * 180 where, n is the number of sides of the polygon.
So, sum of interior angles of a hexagon = 4 * 180 = 720 and each interior angle will be 120.
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(60) = x / a i.e. x = 0.866 * a
Therefore, diagonal length will be 2 * x i.e. 1.73 * a.
Below is the implementation of the above approach:
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