Review question

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Ref: R6838

Suggestion

Two coplanar circles, each of radius $\quantity{5}{cm}$, have their centres $\quantity{6}{cm}$ apart. Calculate the area of the region common to the interiors of both the circles, giving your answer in $\mathrm{cm}^2$ correct to two significant figures.

What diagram could you draw to represent the problem? Label all the lengths you know.

Which areas of shapes can you find?