Posted by **norma** on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 8:58pm.

Mohammed has a garden in the shape of a semi-circle. If the width of the garden, at it’s widest point, is 14 feet, how large is the garden in square yards. Thank you in advance.

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 9:18pm
The radius is 7 feet = 2.33 yards

Circle Area = pi * r^2

A = 3.14 * 2.33 * 2.33

A = 17.0467

Half of that is 8.52 square yards.

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**Henry**, Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 9:23pm
The widest point=14ft.=4.7yds.=diameter

A=(pi)r^2/2=3.14(2.35)^2/2=8.67 sq yds.

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 9:31pm
Our difference comes in how we rounded.

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