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area of circle

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by lynn, Jan 10, 2003.

  1. lynn

    lynn LawnSite Member
    from fl
    Messages: 44

    footage around circle

    I have a 24 foot circle that I need to install edging around.
    I need to know how to figure the running feet around the
    outside of the circle
     
  2. C=3.14D
     
  3. AGLA

    AGLA LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    About 75' 4"
     
  4. DaveOhio

    DaveOhio LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    c=2(pi)r
     
  5. hoyboy

    hoyboy LawnSite Senior Member
    from Chicago
    Messages: 346

    Circumference = 6/3*1*8/.125*1.57*2*R
     
  6. AGLA

    AGLA LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    6/3*1*8/.125*1.57*2*d*1/2?

    ...and people ask why I use cad. ...
    .......the area of anything = "click"!
     
  7. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    Seems to me like hoy boy doesn't know how to reduce his fractions down properly. He'd have a helluva problem w/ trig, analytical geometry or calculus - lol.
    BTW, did anyone notice that the thread was titled area of a circle piR*R - but then they asked for circumference?? 2piR or piD!

    Bob
     
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I guess no one knows how to use a tape measure anymore...lol
     
  9. hoyboy

    hoyboy LawnSite Senior Member
    from Chicago
    Messages: 346

    Hey, did you all hear about the little Indian boy that wanted a bride? He was going to buy two brides, but all he had to buy them was his pet hippopatamus(sp?). Anyway, he bargained with the Chief for his two daughters who lived on the other side of the river.. In fact, he argued that "The sum of the hippopatamus is equal to the sum of the Squaws on the other side."
     

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