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Areas Related to Circles
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definition
Area of a circle: The area of a circle is the region occupied by the circle in a twodimensional plane.
formula
Area of the circle = πr^{2}
notes
Area of a circle:

The area of a circle is the region occupied by the circle in a twodimensional plane.

Draw a circle and cut them into a number of sectors and rearranging them as shown in Figure.
Arrange the separate pieces as shown, which is roughly a parallelogram.
The more sectors we have, the nearer we reach an appropriate parallelogram.
As done above if we divide the circle into 64 sectors, and arrange these sectors. It gives nearly a rectangle
The breadth of this rectangle is the radius of the circle, i.e., ‘r’.
As the whole circle is divided into 64 sectors and on each side we have 32 sectors, the length of the rectangle is the length of the 32 sectors, which is half of the circumference.
Area of the circle = Area of rectangle thus formed = l × b
= (Half of the circumference) × radius
= (`1/2` × 2πr) × r
= πr^{2}
So, the area of the circle = πr^{2}
Example
Find the area of a circle of radius 30 cm (use π = 3.14).
Radius, r = 30 cm
Area of the circle = πr^{2}
= 3.14 × 302
= 2,826 cm^{2}
Example
Diameter of a circular garden is 9.8 m. Find its area.
Diameter, d = 9.8 m.
Therefore, radius r = 9.8 ÷ 2 = 4.9 m
Area of the circle = πr^{2}
= `22/7` × (49.2)^{2} m^{2}
= `22/7` × 4.9 × 4.9 m^{2}
= 75.46 m^{2}
Example
The following figure shows two circles with the same center. The radius of the larger circle is 10 cm and the radius of the smaller circle is 4 cm.
Find:
(a) the area of the larger circle
(b) the area of the smaller circle
(c) the shaded area between the two circles. (π = 3.14)
(a) Radius of the larger circle = 10 cm
So, area of the larger circle= πr^{2 }= 3.14 × 10 × 10 = 314 cm^{2}
(b) Radius of the smaller circle = 4 cm
Area of the smaller circle = πr^{2 }= 3.14 × 4 × 4 = 50.24 cm^{2}
(c) Area of the shaded region = (314 – 50.24) cm^{2} = 263.76 cm^{2}
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