# Answer to Question #3284 in Abstract Algebra for francis

Question #3284

A standard banquet table has a diameter of 72 inches. What is the area of the top in square feet? If you allow 2 feet around the outer edge for each person, how many persons can sit around the table at once?

Expert's answer

The length of circumference is

L = π D = 72π = 226 inches = 18.83 feet.

18/2 = 9 persons can sit around the table at once.

L = π D = 72π = 226 inches = 18.83 feet.

18/2 = 9 persons can sit around the table at once.

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