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what is the area of the lagrest circle that can be cut from a rectangular piece of construction paper that is 8 1/2 by 11 inches.

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The diameter must be 8.5 inches

A = pi * r^2
A = 3.14 * 4.25^2
A = 3.14 * 18.0625
A = ?

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