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 The volume of a slice from a wedge 2008-10-16 From Jeff:If I have a wedge shaped object (ie, a triangle of non-specific type extruded along a length) and it is sliced from the two-corner base at one end to the one-point tip at the other, what is the volume of the upper (smaller) part as a percentage of the whole? I hope I have explained it clearly enough. Thanks.Answered by Harley Weston. The maximum area of a pizza slice 2008-04-12 From charles:A slice of pizza in the form of a sector of a circle has a perimeter of 24 inches. what value for the radius of the pizza makes the slice largest[when o is the central angle in radians, the area of the sector is given by A= r^20/2and the length on the circle is given by s=r0Answered by Harley Weston. The square footage of an area in my backyard 2006-03-17 From Kim:I need to find out how to calculate the square footage of an area in my backyard that is in the shape of a "slice of pie". There are two sides that are straight lines that come together at the top to form a point, and then at the bottom is a curved line that joins the two other lines together. I need to figure out how to calculate the square footage that is inside the area.Answered by Penny Nom.

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