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Find the area of the circle, given the square has an area of 144 cm^2 (leave your answer in terms of π)

A) 12π cm^2

B) 24π cm^2

C) 36π cm^2

D) 72π cm^2


E) 144π cm^2

 Feb 16, 2021
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I solved it. I believe it is C) 36π cm^2.

 Feb 16, 2021
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Area of square = 144 cm2, which means each side is √144 = 12 cm

 

Since the circle is inscribed in the square, the diameter is 12, so the radius is 6cm.

 

Area of circle = πr2 = π * 62 = 36π cm2, which is your answer :)

 Feb 16, 2021

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