Answer to Question #3284 in Abstract Algebra for francis
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?
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.