Word Problems that involve Circles

 

 

Objective: I know how to evaluate word problems that involve circles.

 

 

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Evaluate the following word problems. (Take π = 3.14 and round to the nearest hundredths)
1) Find the distance travelled by the tip of the second hand of a clock in 1 minute if the hand is 6 cm long.
Distance = cm


2) Arthur ran around a circular field 3 times. If he ran a total distance of 750 m, what is the diameter and radius of the field?
diameter = m
radius = m

3) Elena cycled to school. Find the distance travelled by Elena if her bicycle wheels rotated 840 times and the radius is 0.25 m.
Distance = m


4) Charmaine has a circular garden that she separates into three equal parts. If the radius of the garden is 9 m, what is the length of the arc of each part?
Length = m

 

 

 

 

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