Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

50. 

If the azimuths of the two tangents to a circular curve of radius 100 m are due north and due east, then the area bounded by the two tangents and the circular curve will be

[A]. 7857 sq. m
[B]. 5000 sq. m
[C]. 3143 sq. m
[D]. 2143 sq. m

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Chhaya said: (May 11, 2017)  
Area of tangent square=100*100.

Area of Qatar circle = pi*r^2/4.

= Area of tangent square-Area of Qatar circle.

= 100*100- (pi/4*100^2).

Mike Edrad said: (Jan 19, 2018)  
It is Area of Square - Area of a Sector.

Binay said: (Jul 27, 2021)  
Bounded area = r^2 (1-(π/4))
(100)^2 (1-(π/4))=2146m^2.

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