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# Area of a sector watch

1. The arc AB of a circle, center O and radius 6 cm, has length of 4 cm.
Find the area of the minor sector AOB.
How do you do this ??
2. (Original post by Shenalie Perera)
The arc AB of a circle, center O and radius 6 cm, has length of 4 cm.
Find the area of the minor sector AOB.
How do you do this ??
Well the length of AB is 4cm and the radius is 6cm, therefore multiply these together and then divide by 2.
3. (Original post by Edzinga)
Well the length of AB is 4cm and the radius is 6cm, therefore multiply these together and then divide by 2.
Why would you need to do that ??
4. (Original post by Shenalie Perera)
Why would you need to do that ??
Because that would give you the area of it, I did the same exact question about 1 hour ago in the C2 book (Edexcel).
This might help:
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5. Thanks a lot. I do futher math and I'm still new to it so thanks.

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