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#1 2017-08-03 05:27:29

DarkTangent
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Circle Lengths

A square and a circle intersect so that each side of the square contains a chord of the circle equal in length to the radius of the circle. What is the ratio of the area of the square to the area of the circle? Express your answer as a common fraction in terms of

Can someone please help me? I can't seem to get it.

Thanks,
DarkTangent

EDIT: nvm I got it

Last edited by DarkTangent (2017-08-03 06:14:45)


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#2 2017-08-03 06:22:12

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Re: Circle Lengths

There is a solution here, which uses Pythagoras' theorem. (There's an obvious typo when they find the area of the square.)

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