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**Maou-Sama****Member**- Registered: 2015-03-03
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how to solve this please help.

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Maou-Sama

You can use trig on triangle OAC to get OA and AC. Leave your answers with root 3 when it comes up rather than an approximate decimal.

From that you can get the area of the triangle and the rectangle.

Then the sector by pi/3 times r squared / 2 and subtract.

Bob

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**Maou-Sama****Member**- Registered: 2015-03-03
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thanks bob but when do you know which to pick

eg: cos30=√3/2 while tan 30=1/√3

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Looks like you'll have to use cos and sin in this problem.

Bob

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