Bunuel wrote:

Six congruent circles are packed into an equilateral triangle so that no circle is overlapping and such that circles are tangent to one another or the triangle at any point of contact, as shown above. What is the area of the part of the triangle that is NOT covered by circles?

(1) The radius of each circle is 2

(2) The area of the triangle is \(48+28\sqrt{3}\)

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Question: Area of uncovered part of triangle = Area of triangle - Area of six circles = ?Statement 1: The radius of each circle is 2Using this information the side of the equilateral triangle can be calculated (using 30-60-90 property) as mentioned in attachment, Hence

SUFFICIENT

Statement 2: he area of the triangle is \(48+28\sqrt{3}\)sing this information the side of the equilateral triangle can be calculated as mentioned in attachment, Hence

SUFFICIENT

Answer: option D

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