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Question from xhesika(jessica), a student:

hi!this is the first time for me using this site. I need help with this question

Two circles of radius 10 are tangent to each other. A tangent is drawn from the centre of one of the circles to the second circle.To the nearest integer find the area of the shaded region.


You didn't send a diagram but I think that the shaded region in my diagram is the region in question.


If this is the correct diagram I can give you a hint to get started.

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