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From which we get d = 20 feet. So, the 18 ft diameter pool will “fit” on the slab. Here is a picture: The ratios of these shapes match your situation, so this is how it will look. Notice the substantial overhang on the top and bottom (3 ft). I assume that this pool will be put to practical use so I will provide a few words of caution:
Have fun and enjoy your summer! Tyler
 


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