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**Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ508**

The figure below, not drawn to scale is made up of a rectangle ABCD and a semicircle. E and F are mid-points of AB and DC respectively. The length of DC is 20 cm. EO is ½ of EF. Find the total area of the yellow region of the figure. (Take π = 3.14)

Solution:

DECFD is a semicircle and F is the mid point of DC

DF = FC = 10 cm

The area of the quarter DEOFD = ¼ × π × 10 × 10 = 25π cm^{2}

O is mid point of EF

OF = 10 ÷ 2 = 5 cm

The area of the triangle OCF = ½ × 10 × 5 = 25 cm^{2}

The area of the unshaded region = 20 × 10 – 25 – 25π = 96.5 cm^{2}

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