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Thanks Karishma and Bunnuel ,

I was doing it wrong :( - This shows difference between theoretical knowledge and practical application.
Lesson learnt hard way :)
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Can someone help me out here?

everything makes sense up to C=36.

Since the circumference is 36 and Circumference=D*pi or 2*r*pi.

Therefore, shouldnt the diameter just be 36? please help.
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teamryan15 wrote:
Can someone help me out here?

everything makes sense up to C=36.

Since the circumference is 36 and Circumference=D*pi or 2*r*pi.

Therefore, shouldnt the diameter just be 36? please help.


\(c=\frac{24*3}{2}=36=\pi{d}\);

\(d=\frac{36}{\pi}\approx{\frac{36}{3.14}}\approx{11.5}\).
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