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A cellar in the shape of a trapezoid is used to store cylindrical barrels of wheat that have a radius of 6 in. If the wheat barrels are stored in the cellar right up against the walls in this way, how much of the floor of the cellar won’t be covered by wheat barrels? A.4.08 ft^2 B.126.4 ft^2 C.5.72 ft^2 D.418.5 ft^2

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  1. anonymous
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    medal and fan if you can answer it

  3. welshfella
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    first find the area of the room area = (h/2)(a + b) where h = height of the trapezoid and a and b are lengths of the opposite parallel sides

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    the find the area covered by the cylinders and subtract this from the area of the room

  5. anonymous
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    Take 7.5 and divide it by 6 you get 1.25 so 1.25 of the floor is not covered.

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    note you must convert the radii of the barrels to feet 6 inches = 0.5 feet

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