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− | An '''incircle''' of a [[convex]] [[polygon]] is a [[circle]] which is inside the figure and [[tangent line | tangent]] to each side. Every [[triangle]] and [[regular polygon]] has a unique incircle, but in general polygons with 4 or more sides (such as non-[[square (geometry) | square]] [[rectangle]]s) do not have an incircle. A quadrilateral that does have an incircle is called a [[Tangential Quadrilateral]]. | + | An '''incircle''' of a [[convex]] [[polygon]] is a [[circle]] which is inside the figure and [[tangent line | tangent]] to each side. Every [[triangle]] and [[regular polygon]] has a unique incircle, but in general polygons with 4 or more sides (such as non-[[square (geometry) | square]] [[rectangle]]s) do not have an incircle. A quadrilateral that does have an incircle is called a [[Tangential Quadrilateral]]. For a triangle, the center of the incircle is the [[Incenter]]. |

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## Revision as of 12:16, 10 February 2019

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An **incircle** of a convex polygon is a circle which is inside the figure and tangent to each side. Every triangle and regular polygon has a unique incircle, but in general polygons with 4 or more sides (such as non- square rectangles) do not have an incircle. A quadrilateral that does have an incircle is called a Tangential Quadrilateral. For a triangle, the center of the incircle is the Incenter.

## Formulas

- The radius of an incircle of a triangle (the inradius) with sides and area is
- The radius of an incircle of a right triangle (the inradius) with legs and hypotenuse is .
- For any polygon with an incircle, , where is the area, is the semiperimeter, and is the inradius.

- The formula for the semiperimeter is .

- And area of the triangle by Heron is .