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**kim****Guest**

hellllppppp please

The formula for the interior angle V at each vertex of a regular polygon with n sides is well known. ( What is it?)

If you draw a graph of V against n you get what looks like a curve. But only the integral values of n greater than

1 are represented. What interpretation can be given to intermediate values of n ?

( TiP: a well known figure has a vertex angel of 36 degree)

Thanks

Kim

**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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The fractional values of n between whole numbers are totally meaningless.

Is the 36 degree figure mentioned, is it a ten sided figure? Why do you measure that angle, and not the

one you can actually see? 180 - 36 degrees. Probably because 36 times 10 is 360.

V = 360 / n, for n integers > 1. (or 2 if you want to start with a triangle)

Or maybe the hint is that the 36 degree angle is the angle in the point of a

five pointed star? If that is the case, then

V = 180 - (360 / n)

*Last edited by John E. Franklin (2005-09-27 07:41:03)*

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