Hi all, i'm a little stuck on this question:

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/4036/captureihp.jpg

Does the perimeter = 3h + πr?

Area of the window = h^2 + ( πr^2 / 2)?

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- Mar 14th 2009, 12:35 PMPIRStuck on problem
Hi all, i'm a little stuck on this question:

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/4036/captureihp.jpg

Does the perimeter = 3h + πr?

Area of the window = h^2 + ( πr^2 / 2)?

- Mar 14th 2009, 01:16 PMrunning-gag
- Mar 14th 2009, 01:28 PMPIR
- Mar 14th 2009, 02:03 PMmr fantastic
Search the forums for threads about

**norman window**eg. http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...w-problem.html

and you will probably find your question answered. - Mar 14th 2009, 02:14 PMPIR
:o its called a norman window!!!

Thank you! - Mar 14th 2009, 04:09 PMPIR
Could someone tell me if i simplified this correctly?

A =1/2πr^2+2r((12-2r-πr)/2)

I got:

A=12r-(2+π/2) r^2