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The area of a circle with radius r is equal to `A = pi*r^2` .
Initially the circular disc had a radius of 10 cm. Its area was `pi*10^2 = 100*pi`
When the radius is increased by 2%, the area is `pi*(10*1.02)^2` = `104.04*pi` .
The percentage increase in area is `((104.04*pi - 100*pi)*100)/(100*pi)` = 4.04
The increase in the area is 4.04%
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