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# A circular mat with diameter 20 inches is placed on a square

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17 Oct 2008, 08:30
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A circular mat with diameter 20 inches is placed on a square tabletop, each of whose sides is 24 inches long. Which of the following is closest to the fraction of the tabletop covered by the mat?

A. 5/12
B. 2/5
C. 1/2
D. 3/4
E. 5/6
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17 Oct 2008, 08:34
Jcpenny wrote:
A circular mat with diameter 20 inches is placed on a square tabletop, each of whose sides is 24 inches long. Which of the following is closest to the fraction of the tabletop covered by the mat?

A. 5/12
B. 2/5
C. 1/2
D. 3/4
E. 5/6

(pi*(20^2)/4)/(24)^2 = approx = 3*5^2/(4*6^2)= approx = //5^2 = approx = 4*6//=3/6=1/2 -> C
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