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Four circular cardboard pieces each of radius 7cm are placed in such a way that each piece touches two other pieces.Find the area of the encosed by the four pieces.Can anyone help me to solve this problem?

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Four circular cardboard pieces each of radius 7cm are placed in such a way that each piece touches two other pieces.Find the area of the encosed by the four pieces.Can anyone help me to solve this problem?

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2. Join the centers of the 4 circles to form a square.

3. Look at it and work out what area you need to subtract from the sqaure in order to leave the desired "enclosed area" remaining.

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