If the area of a disc insribed in a square is 36 pie cm ^2 what is the area of the square

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- Oct 24th 2006, 03:54 PMRimasgeometry of circle
If the area of a disc insribed in a square is 36 pie cm ^2 what is the area of the square

- Oct 24th 2006, 05:32 PMThePerfectHacker
Okay is the diamter of the disk?

We know that,

Thus,

Thus,

That means the diamter of the circle is twice as much,

But the diamter of the circle is the hypotenuse of the square.

The square creates a 45,45,90 triangle. Thus, the side of the square is,

That means the area of the square is,

- Oct 24th 2006, 10:14 PMCaptainBlack