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Problem of the Week 8 – Shaded Part

This is the eighth problem in our Problem of the Week.

Problem

Two semi-circles are placed inside a square as shown below. What is the area of the shaded part?

circle square shaded part

 

Solution 1

To get the area of the shaded part, we have to get the area of the square and then subtract the area of the two semicircles.  Continue reading