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# What is the length of one of the sides of this hexagon? Add to your resource collection Remove from your resource collection Add notes to this resource View your notes for this resource

Ref: R6223

## Question

An irregular hexagon with all sides of equal length is placed inside a square of side length $1$, as shown below (not to scale). What is the length of one of the hexagon sides?

(a) $\sqrt{2} - 1,\quad$ (b) $2 - \sqrt{2},\quad$ (c) $1,\quad$ (d) $\dfrac{\sqrt{2}}{2},\quad$ (e) $2 + \sqrt{2}$.