## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.6 Circles - 8.6 Exercises: 16

#### Answer

Area of the Semicircle: 88.31 yd$^{2}$

#### Work Step by Step

Area of a Semicircle: $A$ = $\pi$$r$$^{2}$/2 $d$ = 2$r$ 15yd = 2$r$ $r$ = 7.5 yd Therefore: $A$ = (3.14)(7.5)$^{2}$/2 $A$ = 88.31 yd$^{2}$

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