Area Problem #1 Posted on June 26, 2014 by solvemymaths Welcome to my new blog. I’ll be posting challenging maths questions or puzzles aimed at GCSE students. Can you solve this one? Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related

As usual, correct ðŸ™‚ A full solution to this one is on the site somewhere… https://solvemymaths.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/img_20140703_173637.jpg Reply

Hmmmm, not sure where I went wrong, but I got p^2(sqrt(3) + 2pi)/96… assuming an error in calculating the circular segment as I’m not super familiar with that algorithm Reply

p^2(4pi – 3sqrt3) / 96

As usual, correct ðŸ™‚ A full solution to this one is on the site somewhere… https://solvemymaths.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/img_20140703_173637.jpg

How do you know that the sector is 1/6 of the original circle??

Nevermind, just realised its an equilateral triangle

Hmmmm, not sure where I went wrong, but I got p^2(sqrt(3) + 2pi)/96… assuming an error in calculating the circular segment as I’m not super familiar with that algorithm