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Find the area of the sector

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1. Homework Statement
Let Rpq be a ray:

.-------.---------------->
p q

draw a second ray Rpm s.t the angle <QPM has 60 degrees

Let D be a disc centered at P and assume its area is 60 in^2. find the area of the sector in the disc cut out by the two rays

2. Homework Equations


3. The Attempt at a Solution
I got 10 in^2 my book is telling me 1 in^2.
 

DaveC426913

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Book seems wrong. A 60 degree wedge should have 1/6 the area of the circle.
 

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