Posted by **Lilly** on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:17pm.

Miguel cuts a square with a 5inch sides out of a circle with a 12inch diameter. Find the area of the remaining piece to the nearest tenth.

I dont undersand how to figure ou the problem.

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:21pm
Find the area of the circle. Then find the area of the square. Subtract the square's area from the circle's area.

- math -
**zyquaria**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:32pm
so the answer is 12.7?

- math -
**Lilly**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:34pm
sorry my sister typed in her name so it says her name not mine

thats my answer...12.7

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:36pm
I got a different answer.

Did you use this formula for the area of the circle? A = pi * r^2

Did you multiply 5 * 5 for the area of the square?

- math -
**Lilly**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:41pm
yes ma'm

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:50pm
Circle:

3.14 * 36 = 113.04 square inches

5 * 5 = 25 square inches

113.04 - 25 = 88.04 = 88.0 square inches

- math -
**Lilly**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:52pm
so the circle equals 3.14rsquare (r=3.5 square) and that equals 11

then for the square 5square and that equals 20

then 20-11=9

the answer is 9?

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:58pm
The radius is 6 inches.

Square that and multiply by 3.14 to find the area of the circle. See above.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra - Miquel cuts a square with 5-inch sides out of a circle with a 12 in ...
- Geometry - Find, the nearest tenth, the area of the region that is inside the ...
- math - I'm asked to find the circumference of a circle to the nearest tenth and ...
- math - 1. Find the area of a circle whose diameter is 5.1 centimeters (cm). Use ...
- Math - 3.)Find the diameter of a circle with a circumference of 50 mm. Round ...
- Math word problem - A small circular pool is enclosed in a square. Find the area...
- MATH - Find the area of a circle with the given radius or diameter. Round your ...
- Geometry - 1. Find the diameter of a circle with a circumference of 50 mm. Round...
- Math - Find the area of the given circle.Round to the nearest tenth. The ...
- math - madison square garedn in new york city is built in the shape of a circle...

More Related Questions