A rectangular park is 100 m by 50 m. It is surrounding by semi-circular flower beds all round. Find the cost of levelling the semi-circular flower beds at 60 paise per square metre (use π = 3.14).

#### Solution

Since four semicircular flower beds rounds the rectangular park. Then, diameters of semicircular plots are `2r_1=l and 2r_2=w`

`r_1=l/2`

`=100/2`

`=50 m`

Area of semicircular plot at larger side of rectangle`=1/2 pir^2`

`=1/2xx3.14xx50xx50`

`= 3925 m^2`

And the radius of semicircle at smaller side of rectangle

`r_2=l/2`

`=50/2`

`=25m`

Area of semicircluar plot at smaller side of rectangle=`1/2 pi r^2`

`=1/2xx3.14xx25xx25`

`=981.25 m^2`

Now, the total area of semicircular plot is sum of area of four semicircular plots.

Total Area of plot`=2xx3925+2xx981.25`

`=7850+192.5m^2`

`= 9812.5 m^2`

Since, The cost of levelling semicircular flower bed per square meter=` Rs 0.60`

So, The cost of levelling 9812.5 square meter flower bed= `Rs0.60xx9812.5`

=` Rs 5887.50`