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    Pool Size

    If you were buying a pool and it says the size is 10FT. X 30". What is the diameter of the pool and the circumference?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aznmartinjai View Post
    If you were buying a pool and it says the size is 10FT. X 30". What is the diameter of the pool and the circumference?
    Sounds to me like the pool is a rectangle, not a circle...

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    Hello, aznmartinjai!

    Please give the original wording of the problem.
    There are several things wrong with your version.


    If you were buying a pool and it says the size is 10FT. X 30",
    what is the diameter of the pool and the circumference?
    The pool is only ten feet long? . . . Is it a child's wading pool?

    The pool is thirty inches wide? . . . That's the width of a door!

    Only circles have diameters and cirumferences.

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