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A Hexagon Becomes a Star

Prove: The star-shaped polygon, formed by producing the sides of a regular hexagon, is equivalent to twice the given hexagon.


My Note: In this context, "producing" means "extending."

Solution:

Source: Wentworth’s Plane Geometry, 1899.