Quantitative Aptitude – Circle – Mohanlal, a prosperous farmer, has a square land


XAT 2020 Exam Paper – Quantitative Aptitude – Circle – Mohanlal, a prosperous farmer, has a square land

Q. Mohanlal, a prosperous farmer, has a square land of side 2 km. For the current season, he decides to have some fun. He marks two distinct points on one of the diagonals of the land. Using these points as centers, he constructs two circles. Each of these circles falls completely within the land, and touches at least two sides of the land. To his surprise, the radii of both the circles are exactly equal to 2/3 km. Mohanlal plants potatoes on the overlapping portion of these circles. Calculate the area on which Mohanlal planted potatoes (in sq. km).
  1. 5(π+4)/27
  2. 2(2π−3√3)/27
  3. (π−2)/9
  4. 2(π−2)/9
  5. 4(π−3√3)/27

Answer: 2(π−2)/9



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