From: Nana

The circle is tangent to sides BC and AD of the 8 by 12 rectangle, ABCD. What is the area of the circle?


Hi Nana.

You don't say which sides are 8 and which sides are 12, so I can draw this two ways:

two possibilities

Each gives a different radius for the circle and so each of these circles has a different area.

Stephen La Rocque. >