Tuesday

January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015

Posted by **Kelsey** on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 8:40pm.

The problem is:

The figure consists of a square with 4 half circles surrounding it. If the perimeter of the figure is 87 yards, what is the radius of each half circle? What is the area of the square? Round to the nearest tenth if necessary.

- Math -
**MathMate**, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 10:07pmThe perimeter of the figure is 4 half circles, or 2 complete circles.

A full circle has a perimeter of 2πr.

So we have

4πr=87 yds

Solve for r and hence the area of the square.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math - Hey, I'm confused on this one problem and can you help me please? Thanks ...

Algebra 2 - Make a table with a process column to represent each pattern. Write ...

PLEASE HELP TANGENTS AND CIRCLES PROBLEM GEOMETRY - PLEASE HELP I REALLY NEED ...

Math ,help - how can i simplify this more its for the following problem: Problem...

Geometry - How do I figure out the area and perimeter of a square if all I know ...

math - a figure skater must trace a figure eight on the ice that consists of two...

I am really struggling on this problem - geometry - Please help guys if you can...

8th grade Math - This four-leaf clover consists of four coplanar circles. Each ...

square roots - i know this problem is really easy but i am having a brain freeze...

Algebra - Use the quadratic formula to solve the equation. Give exact answers: ...