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** Calculating the Length of a Circular Arc**

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__Problem__

__Problem__

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**Given the radius of a circle, and the angle of an arc in degrees, find the length of the arc. **

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__Solution__

__Solution__

Use Math.PI to convert degrees to radians, and use the result in a formula to find the

length of the arc:

// angle of arc is 120 degrees, radius of circle is 2 var radians = degrees * (Math.PI / 180); var arclength = radians * radius; // value is 4.18879020478...

__EXPLAIN__

The length of a circular arc is found by multiplying the circle’s radius times the angle of
the arc, in radians.
If the angle is given in degrees, you’ll need to convert the degree to radians first, before
multiplying the angle by the radius.

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