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What is the radius of a circle circumscribed about a rectangle with a length of 8 centimeters and a width of 6 centimeters?

A)3 centimeters

B)4 centimeters

C)5 centimeters

D)6 centimeters

 Mar 20, 2019

The diagonal of the rectangle would be the radius, so you can use Pythagorean Theorum to find the diagonal. We have \(6^2+8^2=(2x)^2\), so \(100=4r^2\)\(r=5\).


- Daisy

 Mar 20, 2019

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