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    Suppose you have a square board with 64 total tan and grey squares, each square measuring 5 cm by 5 cm.

    What's the radius of the largest circle that can be drawn on the board such that the entire circumference of the circle is only touching grey? Please round to the nearest hundredth of a centimeter

    could someone please solve this for me
    thanks alot
    more than one person's answer would be appreciated
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    Quote Originally Posted by cash reaper
    Suppose you have a square board with 64 total tan and grey squares, each square measuring 5 cm by 5 cm.

    What's the radius of the largest circle that can be drawn on the board such that the entire circumference of the circle is only touching grey? Please round to the nearest hundredth of a centimeter

    could someone please solve this for me
    thanks alot
    more than one person's answer would be appreciated
    I'm not entirely sure if I'm right, but the largest circle I could find is one that has only 1 blue tile in it, which means the circumference goes through 4 tan tiles.

    The radius for my circle is around 3.54cm
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    thanks
    o and i just realized this detail
    and it might change the answer i dont know
    but the board is a checker board
    thanks again
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    Quote Originally Posted by cash reaper
    thanks
    o and i just realized this detail
    and it might change the answer i dont know
    but the board is a checker board
    thanks again
    I assumed it was, so my answers the same. Do you want to see any work, or are you content as you are?
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    ok thanks alot
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    no this is good
    thanks alot
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