Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - Circle Within Square

  1. #1
    Banned
    Joined
    Jun 2007
    From
    Jackson, New Jersey
    Posts
    37

    Circle Within Square

    A circle of radius r is inscribed in a square.

    (a) Express the area A of the square as a function of the radius r of the circle.

    (b) Express the perimeter p of the square as a function of r.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    Forum Admin topsquark's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2006
    From
    Wellsville, NY
    Posts
    9,672
    Thanks
    302
    Awards
    1
    Quote Originally Posted by blueridge View Post
    A circle of radius r is inscribed in a square.

    (a) Express the area A of the square as a function of the radius r of the circle.

    (b) Express the perimeter p of the square as a function of r.
    C'mon. Draw a picture of this. You'll easily see that the diameter of the circle is the same length as a side of the square. You can do the rest from there.

    -Dan
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. square/circle
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: August 13th 2010, 05:43 PM
  2. Can you square a circle?
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: April 2nd 2010, 11:07 PM
  3. Square and Circle
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: September 16th 2009, 11:23 PM
  4. square circle
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: October 25th 2007, 11:36 AM
  5. Circle and Square
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: April 20th 2007, 09:04 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum