Circumference of a SquareDate: 05/13/2002 at 11:28:01 From: Sinomen Jackson Subject: circumference of a square A circle has a circumference C. Find, in terms of C, the perimeter of a square having the same area as the circle. This has got me totally stumped. Can't get anywhere with it. Date: 05/13/2002 at 14:54:19 From: Doctor Ian Subject: Re: circumference of a square Hi Sinomen, This is a multi-step problem. From the circumference of the circle, find the diameter. From the diameter, find the radius. From the radius, find the area. This is also the area of the square. From the area, find the length of one side. And from the length of one side, find the perimeter. Can you take it from here? - Doctor Ian, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
Search the Dr. Math Library: |
[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]
Ask Dr. Math^{TM}
© 1994-2013 The Math Forum
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/