Calculate the circumference and area of the circle whose diameter = 14.

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The answer to this is that the area of the circle is 154 square units and the circumference is 44.  Here is how to find this answer.

We know that the area of a circle is found by the equation

area = pi*r2 where r is the radius.  The radius...

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The answer to this is that the area of the circle is 154 square units and the circumference is 44.  Here is how to find this answer.

We know that the area of a circle is found by the equation

area = pi*r2 where r is the radius.  The radius here is 7 because that is half of the diameter.

So

area = 3.14*7^2

area = 3.14*49

area = 153.86 or 154

We know that the circumference of a circle is found by the equation

circumference = 2*pi*r

So circumference = 2*3.14*7 = 43.96 or 44

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We have the diameter d = 14

Then the radius of the circle (r) = d/2 = 7

The circumference (C) = 2*r*pi

                                    = 2*7*22/7

                                     = 44 unit>

The area (a) = Pi*r^2

                     = (22/7)*(7^2)

                     = 22*7

                     = 154 square unit.

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