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In the figure above, point O lies at the center of both circles. If the length of OP is 6 and the length of PQ is 2, what is the ratio of the area of the smaller circle to the area of the larger circle?

(A) 3/8

(B) 7/16

(C) 1/2

(D) 9/16

(E) 5/8

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Given
In this question, we are given that
    • In the given figure, point O lies at the center of both circles.
    • The length of OP is 6 and the length of PQ is 2

To find
We need to determine
    • The ratio of the area of the smaller circle to the area of the larger circle

Approach and Working out
As OP = 6, the radius of the smaller circle = 6
    • Hence, area of the smaller circle = \(π6^2= 36π\)

As PQ = 2, the radius of the larger circle = 6 + 2 = 8
    • Hence, area of the larger circle = \(π8^2 = 64π\)

Therefore, the required ratio = \(\frac{36π}{64π} = \frac{9}{16}\)

Thus, option D is the correct answer.

Correct Answer: Option D
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In the figure above, point O lies at the center of both circles. If the length of OP is 6 and the length of PQ is 2, what is the ratio of the area of the smaller circle to the area of the larger circle?

(A) 3/8

(B) 7/16

(C) 1/2

(D) 9/16

(E) 5/8


The area of the smaller circle is π x 6^2 = 36π. The area of the larger circle is π x (6 + 2)^2 = 64π. The ratio of the smaller circle to the larger circle is 36π/64π = 36/64 = 9/16.

Answer: D
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