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8-59.

A regular hexagon with side length 4 has the same area as a square. What is the length of the side of the square? Explain how you know. Homework Help ✎

Follow the steps outlined in the Math Notes box in Lesson 8.4.1

to calculate the area of the hexagon.

The area of a square is A = *s*^{2}. So to determine the side length of the square

take the square root of the hexagon's area (since they are equal).