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### Definition of Apothems

**1.** apothem [n] - See also: apothem

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### Literary usage of Apothems

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**1.** *Manual of Geometry and Conic Sections: With Applications to Trigonometry and* by William Guy Peck (1876)

"The perimeters of two regular polygons having the same number of sides are to
each other as their **apothems**, and their areas are to each other as the squares ..."**2.** *Plane and Solid Geometry* by William James Milne (1899)

"With the ratio of the **apothems**? Since the polygons are similar, ... Of their
**apothems**? Theorem. The perimeters of regular polygons of the same number of ..."**3.** *Plane and Solid Geometry* by William James Milne (1899)

"With the ratio of the **apothems**? Since the polygons are similar, ... Of their
**apothems** ? Theorem. The perimeters of regular polygons of the same number of ..."**4.** *Elementary Geometry, Plane and Solid: For Use in High Schools and Academies* by Thomas Franklin Holgate (1901)

"The perimeters of two regular polygons of the same number of sides are in the
same ratio as their radii, or as their **apothems**. Let Si and ,Sa be the lengths ..."**5.** *Plane Geometry* by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1916)

"**apothems**. Theorem VI. In a regular polygon the bisectors of the angles meet in
a point equidistant from the sides, and the perpendicular bisectors of the ..."