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# A gas pipe has an outside diameter of 24 inches. The steel wall of the

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A gas pipe has an outside diameter of 24 inches. The steel wall of the pipe is 1 inch thick. What is the area of the cross-section of the steel wall of the pipe?

A) 23$$\pi$$

B) 47$$\pi$$

C) 147$$\pi$$

D) 529$$\pi$$

E) 575$$\pi$$
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19 Sep 2017, 12:09
LakerFan24 wrote:
A gas pipe has an outside diameter of 24 inches. The steel wall of the pipe is 1 inch thick. What is the area of the cross-section of the steel wall of the pipe?

A) 23$$\pi$$

B) 47$$\pi$$

C) 147$$\pi$$

D) 529$$\pi$$

E) 575$$\pi$$

Area of cross-section = Area of outer circle - Area of inner circle = $$pi* 12^2 - pi*11^2 = 23 pi$$

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