Posted by **Shayne** on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 8:39pm.

A circle is inscribed in a square. The number of square units in the area and the number of units in the perimeter of the square are the same. What is the area of the circle in terms of pi?

Explain your thought process.

I completely don't understand this question. Can you help me? Thank you! :)

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**Reiny**, Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:48pm
Your sentence "The number of square units in the area and the number of units in the perimeter of the square are the same " is not clear.

Is the number of square units in the area **of the circle** and the number of units in the perimeter of the square the same

or

Is the number of square units in the area **of the square** and the number of units in the perimeter of the square the same ??

Please clarify, the solutions will be different.

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