Represent Function Notation

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The Rockford’s have a square play area that is built around a center sandbox that is in shape of a circle. The sides of the play area are tangent to the circle. They want to determine the amount of grass seed for the spring. If the diameter of the circular sandbox is represented by ‘d’ use function notation to write a function to represent the play area only.

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the diameter of the sandbox is the side of the square play area

The area of the square d^2

The area of the sendbox is pid^2/4

The playarea = d^2 - pid^2/4

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