I need help with this problem below.

"The area of a sector of a circle is 24 pi yd^2. If the arc of the sector is 60 degrees, find the diameter of the circle."

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- July 27th 2012, 07:08 AMMocotauganFinding the Diameter
I need help with this problem below.

"The area of a sector of a circle is 24 pi yd^2. If the arc of the sector is 60 degrees, find the diameter of the circle." - July 27th 2012, 07:19 AMemakarovRe: Finding the Diameter
Since the arc is 60 degrees, the area of the sector is 1/6 of the area of the whole circle.

- August 7th 2012, 10:09 AMMrdavid445Re: Finding the Diameter
Because the sector area is 24pi, the area of the entire circle is 24pi*6=144pi. This means the radius is 12, and so the diameter is 12*2=

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