Trigonometry (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Radian Measure and the Unit Circle - Section 3.2 Applications of Radian Measure - 3.2 Exercises: 53

Answer

$706.9$ ft$^{2}$

Work Step by Step

The formula for the area of a sector of a circle having radius $r$ and central angle $\theta$ is $A=\frac{1}{2}r^{2}\theta$. Substituting the values of $r$ and $\theta$ into the formula: $A=\frac{1}{2}(30)^{2}(\frac{\pi}{2})$ Solving through a calculator: $A=\frac{1}{2}(30)^{2}(\frac{\pi}{2})\approx706.9$ ft$^{2}$
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