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### Volume of a rotated regular polygon

I want to calculate the volume of the shape which is created when you rotate a regular $n$-sided polygon around the $y$ axis with a major radius $r$. (like a torus, but with a polygon as rotated ...
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### Matrices in the plane,polygon assignment, help. please?

a.) Given polygon P with vertices (1,5), (4,8), (8,5), (6,2) and (2,1), find the following: Find the area of P. Tip: Make sure to move COUNTERCLOCKWISE from point to point to ensure you get a ...
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### arc length of inscribed polygons with n=1,2 and 4 equal sides curve y=x(4-x)^(1/3)

Consider the curve y = x (4-x)^(1/3), 0< x <4 (a) Compute the lengths of inscribed polygons with n = 1, 2, and 4 sides. (In other words, divide [0,4] up into 1,2, and 4 equal segments, and ...
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### What are the applications? [duplicate]

How can I show that a sequence of regular polygons with n sides becomes more and more like a circle as nāā? In which fields this concept is applied?
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### Very confusing polygon question. Can anyone help?

I was practising questions on principles on mathematics. I stumbled onto this question and I don't know where to start. Can anyone please help?? If $P_1P_2....P_n$ is a regular polygon in the ...