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The area of the entire circle is $\displaystyle A=\pi r^2=16\pi$ $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{120}{360}=\frac{1}{3}$ The shaded area is 1/3 of the circle.
Originally Posted by dwsmith The area of the entire circle is $\displaystyle A=\pi r^2=16\pi$ $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{120}{360}=\frac{1}{3}$ The shaded area is 1/3 of the circle. So you just simplify the fraction?
Last edited by vaironxxrd; Jan 14th 2011 at 06:37 PM. Reason: Wrong grammar
Originally Posted by vaironxxrd So you just simplify the fraction? Just divide. $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{16\pi}{3}$
Originally Posted by dwsmith Just divide. $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{16\pi}{3}$ 1.04 ..... A little confused understanding this concept. First how did you get it?( sorry for the annoying simple question)
Originally Posted by vaironxxrd 1.04 ..... A little confused understanding this concept. First how did you get it?( sorry for the annoying simple question) How would you find 1/2 of 100?
Originally Posted by dwsmith How would you find 1/2 of 100? hahahahaha,. 50
Originally Posted by vaironxxrd hahahahaha,. 50 $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{100}{2}$ Well 1/3 of $\displaystyle 16\pi$ is $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{16\pi}{3}$
Originally Posted by dwsmith $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{100}{2}$ Well 1/3 of $\displaystyle 16\pi$ is $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{16\pi}{3}$ or 0.333333333?
That is 1/3. $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{16\pi}{3}\approx 16.75516$
Originally Posted by dwsmith That is 1/3. $\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{16\pi}{3}\approx 16.75516$ Oh now i get it
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