Posted by **audrey** on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:26pm.

At the county fair, the apple pies are lined up side-by-side for juding on a 6-foot table. Each pie has an area of 50.24 inches squated. How many pies are on the table?

I don't understand how to solve this problem. Please explain and show me how step-by-step. tHANK YOU!

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:34pm
You need to find the diameter of each pie.

You know the area.

A = pi * r^2

50.24 = 3.14 * r^2

50.24 / 3.14 = r^2

16 = r^2

4 = r

Each pie has a diameter of 8 inches.

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**audrey**, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:43pm
wait then what is the 4 for? please explaina little more

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:57pm
r = 4 means the radius equals 4 inches.

The diameter is twice the radius.

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