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Homework Help: Algebra B (probability)

Posted by Arika =] on Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:41pm.

I just don't understand how to do this...

A kidney-shaped swimming pool is located in a rectangular back yard. The sides of the pool consist of four connecting semicircles. A parachutist is hired to land in the back yard during a party. Assuming the parachutist lands in the back yard randomly, what is the probability that he will land on dray land ( not the pool)?

The back yard dimmensions: 30ft by 50 ft

large semicircle: 16ft

Two smaller semicircles: 8 ft ( both of them are )

Please help! I don't understand how! thank you!

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