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A Little League team is building a backstop for its practice field. It is made up of two right angles as shown below. The backstop extends 24 feet 8 inches out in each direction and the center pole is 6.5 yards high. All sides of the backstop including base and the center pole are to be made of aluminum tubing. How many feet of tubing should the team buy? How many square feet of the backstop must be covered by a screen?

An Indian sand painter begins his picture with a circle of dark sand. He then inscribes a square with a side length of 1 foot inside the circle. What is the area of the circle?

Three buildings abut as shown in the diagram below. What are the dimensions of the courtyard and what is the perimeter of the building?

A cylindrical can is just big enough to hold three tennis balls. The radius of a tennis ball is 5 cm. What is the volume of air that surrounds the tennis balls?

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Solution Summary

There are several geometry application questions, involving materials for a backstop, squares inscribed in a circle, dimensions and perimeter of a courtyard and building, and volume of air in a tennis ball canister.

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