Posted by **Thomas** on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 10:42pm.

A circle has an area of 25 pi cm^2.If a circle is drawn within that circle with a diameter equal to the radius of the first circle, what is the area of the second circle?

a. 2 1/2 pi cm^2

b. 4 1/4 pi cm^2

c. 5 1/4 pi cm^2

d. 6 1/4 pi cm^2

e. 7 1/2 pi cm^2

please answer and explain

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**Reiny**, Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 10:53pm
Since the radius of the new circle is 1/2 of the original, and the radius is squared in the area formula, the new area must be 1/4 of the original

so what is (1/4) of 25 ?

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**Thomas**, Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 10:56pm
d. 6 1/4 pi cm^2

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**Reiny**, Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 11:03pm
correct

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**ricardo**, Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 3:39pm
The diameter of a circle is 10 meters. What is the area of the circle? (Use 3.14 for mc004-1.jpg and round to the nearest tenth.)

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**darrius**, Friday, February 20, 2015 at 9:19am
The diameter of a circle is 10 meters. What is the area of the circle? (Use 3.14 for mc004-1.jpg and round to the nearest tenth.)

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