## A community for students. Sign up today

Here's the question you clicked on:

## anonymous 4 years ago What is the area of a sector with radius 6" and measure of arc equal to 120°?

• This Question is Closed
1. Hero

$\frac{120}{360} = \frac{x}{ \pi (6)^2}$

2. Hero

Solve for x

3. Hero

In general use this formula: $\frac{\theta}{360} = \frac{x}{2 \pi r}$ where x = area of sector

4. anonymous

Area would be $(\pi*r^{2}) * 120/360$ = $(\pi*6^2)/3 \approx 37.7 units$

#### Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy