# Drawing a Decagon

Geometry Level 3

It is not easy to draw a regular decagon without tools.

On a piece of writing paper (with equally spaced lines), I am trying to draw a regular decagon, as shown above. I started by drawing two sides so that their vertical extent is precisely 1 unit of the paper (black lines).

Now I want to draw the next side (red line), and I wonder how far it will extend vertically. To 3 decimal places, what is the distance marked with a question mark?

×