Chapter 8.4, Problem 34E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# In Exercises 34-45, use your calculator value of π unless otherwise stated. Round answers to two decimal places.The carpet in the circular entryway of the church needs to be replaced. The diameter of the circular region to be carpeted is 18 ft.a) What length (in feet) of a metal protective strip is needed to bind the circumference of the carpet.b) If the metal strips are sold in lengths of 6 ft, how many will be needed.(Note: Assume that these can be bent to follow the circle and that they can be placed end to end.)c) If cost of the metal strip is \$2.59 per linear foot, find the cost of the metal strips needed.

To determine

a)

To Find:

The length of metal strip needed to carpet of the entryway of the church.

Explanation

It is given that the diameter of the circular entryway is 18 ft.

The circumference of the circle is C=Ï€d

To determine

b)

To Find:

The number of metal strips needed.

To determine

c)

To Find:

The cost of the metal strip needed to carpet of the entryway of the church.

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