Exam-Style Question on Pythagoras
A mathematics exam-style question with a worked solution that can be revealed gradually
Question id: 591. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2020. The use of a calculator is allowed.
The diagram shows a right-angled triangle and a semicircle. The straight side of the semicircle is the same length as the longest side of the triangle.
Work out the area of the semicircle.
Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures.
You must show all your working.
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