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# For a craft project, Chris cut a circle out of a square of cardboard

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For a craft project, Chris cut a circle out of a square of cardboard that was 7 centimeters on a side. If the circle was as large as possible and was all in 1 piece, what was its area, in square centimeters?

A) $$\frac{49\pi}{4}$$

B) $$14\pi$$

C) $$\frac{49\pi}{2}$$

D) $$49\pi$$

E) $$98\pi$$

Side of square = Diameter of Circle
Given side of square = 7cm
Radius (r) = $$\frac{7}{2}$$cm
Area of circle = $$\pi$$$$r^2$$ = $$(\frac{7}{2})^2$$$$\pi$$ = $$\frac{49}{4}$$$$\pi$$
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