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godofal
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 May 25, 2013, 12:18:51 PM

i need to know how long the sides and the height of a hexagon are if its 3.8333cm from one side to the other
this line (crudely drawn) no idea how it's called in english wich is why i can't uneash my google-fu on it

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this isnt a homework assignment
im trying to re-create a certain LoL pic in a much higher resolution, i've calculated that i want the hex to be 115 pixels wide, or 3.8333cm (1cm=30 pixels) but i need to know how high it is and how long the sides are

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 May 25, 2013, 12:35:17 PM

http://i1041.photobucket.com/albums/b413/Shaolin666/hexagon_zpsbac8ae67.png

Since a=3.8333cm

A=4.426314cm
s=2.213157cm
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 May 25, 2013, 12:37:49 PM

Just realised you have 2 values for a:

3.833 from the picture and 3.8333 from your text, which is the correct value to use?

Edit:

I just read about your pixel to cm conversion and according to this /]http://www.translatorscafe.com/cafe/units-converter/typography/calculator/pixel-(X)-to-centimeter-[cm]/

1cm = 37.795275591px

which means your value for a should be 3.042708333cm If this is the case then it follows:

A=3.51341695cm
s=1.756708475cm
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 May 25, 2013, 12:41:35 PM

Just realised you have 2 values for a:

3.833 from the picture and 3.8333 from your text, which is the correct value to use?

Ones just 2dp and another is 3dp. It's 3.833 repeater I'd say

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 May 25, 2013, 12:45:49 PM

Just realised you have 2 values for a:

3.833 from the picture and 3.8333 from your text, which is the correct value to use?

Ones just 2dp and another is 3dp. It's 3.833 repeater I'd say

exactly, the value is created by 115/30
the hex is 115 pixels wide, and i have 30 pixels per cm
thought it would be easier to calculate in cm than pixels, was i wrong?

anyway, looks good to me so post an adress and il transfer the coins

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 May 25, 2013, 12:51:07 PM

OK taking a=3.833cm

A=4.425967164cm
s=2.212983582cm

or in pixels a=115px

A=132.7905679px
s=66.39528096px

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 May 25, 2013, 12:53:09 PM

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anyway, looks good to me so post an adress and il transfer the coins

Address: 1NMMF7YzGUnZf7DeKW8tFuPvGwum9bLQxn

thanks

PS i worked it out in pixels as well. see above

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Coins received, many thanks
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TACNAYN - destroyer of worlds

 May 25, 2013, 12:55:14 PM

allright, coins away
thanks for the help

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 May 25, 2013, 12:55:54 PM

allright, coins away
thanks for the help

No worries, enjoy, thanks for the coins.
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