Circle Word Problems

Many students find circles word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on circles to help you better understand circles.

Radius Word Problems

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Diameter Word Problems

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Circumference Word Problems

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Circle Equation Word Problems

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Area of Circles Word Problems

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Circles Word Problems

  • A birthday present is packaged in a tube (#1683)
    A birthday present is packaged in a tube that has a length of 10 inches and a diameter of 4 ...
    circumference, solid figures, cylinders, area, surface area, shapes, curves, circles, plane figures
  • A circle with radius 5 (#261)
    A circle with radius 5 has its center at (4,1). the line x-2y+4=0 intersects the circle. find the intersections
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A large pizza has a diameter (#3431)
    A large pizza has a diameter 35cm. Two large pizzas cost $19.99. A medium pizza has a diameter 30 cm. Three medium pizzas cost $24.99...
    radius, circles, curves, shapes, plane figures, area of circles, area
  • A running track has straight sides and a semicircular ends (#3339)
    A running track has straight sides and a semicircular ends. If the length of the track is 440 yd and the two straight parts are each 110 yd ...
    curves, shapes, plane figures, circle equation, circles, equations
  • A semicircular window is to be laminated (#2402)
    A semicircular window of radius 12 inches is to be laminated with a sunblock coating that costs $0.75 per square inch to apply. What is the total cost of coating the ...
    curves, shapes, circles, circumference, plane figures, area
  • A smaller circle rolls along the inside curve (#3460)
    A smaller circle rolls along the inside curve of a larger circle. The diameter of the larger circle is three times that of the smaller ...
    curves, plane figures, shapes, circles, circumference
  • A street that is long is covered in snow (#3197)
    A street that is long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. A tire on the snowplow has to turn times in traveling the length of the street. What is the diameter of the tire?
    Use π = 3.14. Round your answer to the nearest ...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A swimming pool is 10 feet across (#2491)
    A swimming pool is 10 feet ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A therapy pool in the central high scool traning room (#3004)
    A therapy pool in the central high scool traning room is in the shape of a 9 meter ...
    area, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • AB is one of the direct common tangent (#1085)
    AB is one of the direct common tangent of two circles with radius 12 cm and 4 cm respectively touching each ...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circle Equation (#7435)
    The centre of the smallest circle passing through origin lies on the line X-Y+1=0 then find the coordinates of its centre.
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circle Equation (#8960)
    Ms.speedi is going to have jewels,which cost$100 a piece, set along the outer border of the face of her watch.the jeweler explained that she could place two jewels per cm.,but to estimate the price of the jewels,she would need to know the circumfrence of the watch.the radius of the face of the watch is 2 cm.help Ms. Speedi by finding the approximate cost of the jewels(incuding 8% tax)...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#3742)
    A street that is 250m long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are  2.1m in diameter. How many times does a tire on the snowplow have to turn in traveling the length of the street?  Use the value3.14 for pi  and do not round intermediate ...
    circles, curves, shapes, plane figures
  • Circles (#4487)
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    At the park there is a pool shaped like a circle with radius 11 yd. A ring-shaped path goes around the pool. Its width is 5 yd . We are going to give a new layer of coating to the path. If one gallon of coating can cover 8 yd , how many gallons of coating do we need? Note that coating comes only by the ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#4606)
    Find the area and the circumference of a circle with radius
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#4607)
    Find the area and the circumference of a circle with radius  of 6
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#4635)
    A street that is   long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are  in ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8225)
    A street that is 187m  long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are 13  in diameter. How many times does a tire on the snowplow have to turn in traveling the length of the street?
    Use the value  3.14 for  . Round your answer to the nearest ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8418)
    the combined area of two circles is 80pie centimeters.  the length of the radius of one circles  is twice the length of the radius of the other ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8824)
    At the park there is a pool shaped like a circle with diameter 22yd. A ring shaped path goes around the pool.  Its width is 6yd.  We are going to give a new layer of coating to the path.  If one gallon of coating can cover 8...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#8978)
    A street that is 516 ft  long is covered in snow. City workers are using a snowplow to clear the street. The snowplow has tires that are 3.5 ft in ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#9570)
    Find the point o the curve y=square root of x that is nearest to the point (3,0)
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#10653)
    alek's pizza has delivered a beautiful 16 inch diameter pie to Lee's dorm room.. The pie is sliced into 8 equal sized pieces, but Lee is such a non-conformist he cuts off the edge as pictured. John then takes one of the remaining triangular ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circles (#10729)
    The width of a photograph is 4 cm more than three tenths of the length. If the width is 13 ...
    circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Circumference (#4613)
    the area of a circle 28 square ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Diameter (#7215)
    The diameter of a small pizza is 16 centimeters. This is 2 centimeters more that two fifths of the diameter of a large ...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Diameter (#9752)
    a cylinder soup can has a height of 10 inches and a diameter of 6 ...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Every time the pedals go through (#917)
    Every time the pedals go through a 360 degree rotation on a bicycle, the tires rotate 3 times. If the tires are 24 inches in ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • From a space probe orbiting Jupiterís moon Io (#2492)
    From a space probe orbiting Jupiterís moon Io from an altitude of 552 km, it was observed that the angle of depression from the probe to the surface of this moon was 39.7 degrees. What is the radius of the ...
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • If you rolled up a letter size sheet of paper (#1415)
    If you rolled up an 8 1/2 by 11 in sheet of paper into the largest possible cylinder 8 1/2 in ...
    circles, circumference, plane figures, curves, shapes, diameter, cylinders, solid figures
  • Mia wants to build a fence around her yard (#2628)
    Mia wants to build a fence around her circle shaped yard. The yard has a radius of 8 ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Radius (#3737)
    According to Kep;er's third law of planetary motion, the radyo T^2/R^3 has the same value for every planet in our solar system. R is the average radius of the orbit of the planet measured in astronomical units(AU), and T is the number of years it takes for one complete orbit of the sun. Jupiter orbits the sun in 11.86 years with an average radius of 5.2 AU, whereas Saturn orbits the sun in 29.46 years. Find the average radius of the orbit of Saturn.(One AU is the distance from the earth to the sun.)
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Radius (#4501)
    The distance from Philadelphia to Sea Isle City is 100 mi. A car was driven this
    distance using tires with a radius of 14 ...
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Radius (#8420)
    the combined area of two circles is 80 pie centimeters.  the length of the radius of one circle is twice the length of the radius of the other ...
    radius, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • Sarah had an idea (#234)
    Sarah had an idea, what would happen if you put a golf ball inside a basketball? How much room would there be inside the basketball afterwards. Her golf ball has a radius of 1.68 inches while her basketball has a diameter of 9.4 ...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • The area of a circle (#1531)
    The area of a circle is 28 square ...
    curves, shapes, plane figures, circles, circumference
  • The area of a circle (#2300)
    The area of a circle is 28 sqaure ...
    circumference, plane figures, curves, shapes, circles
  • The area of a circle is 30 square feet (#2863)
    The area of a circle is 30 square feet. The diameter of a second circle is 2 feet shorter than that of the first ...
    circles, area, shapes, plane figures, diameter, curves
  • The circumference of a bicycle (#1664)
    The circumference of a bicycle is 50.24 ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, diameter
  • The first Ferris wheel was built (#3125)
    The first Ferris wheel was built in 1893 in Chicago. Its diameter was 250 feet. What was the actual circumference of the Ferris wheel? Use 3...
    diameter, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, circumference
  • The minute hand of a clock (#2955)
    The minute hand of a clock is 6 inches ...
    curves, plane figures, shapes, circles, circumference
  • The minute hand on a clock (#2787)
    The minute hand on a clock is 15cm ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, area
  • The radius of a bike wheel is 17 inches (#1280)
    The radius of a bike wheel is 17 ...
    curves, circles, shapes, plane figures, circumference
  • The volume of the soda can (#1671)
    The volume of the soda can is fixed at 400 cubic centimeters. Use the volume with each radius to find the possible heights of different sized soda cans. Once the height column is completed calculate the surface areas. The results for radius are already given. Round the height to the nearest tenth and the surface area to the nearest whole number. The given radius are: 1 cm, 2 cm, 3 cm, 4 cm, 5 cm, 6 cm, 7 ...
    plane figures, cylinders, area, volume, shapes, surface area, curves, circles, solid figures
  • Two satellites are orbiting earth (#250)
    Two satellites are orbiting earth. The path of one has the equation x2 +y2 = 2250000. The orbit of the other is 200 km farther fro the centre of earth. In one ...
    circle equation, circles, equations, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • What is the surface area (#2150)
    What is the surface area of a cylinder that is 4 foot radius and 35 feet long?
    solid figures, curves, cylinders, area, surface area, circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes
  • Wilbur Wrong is flying his remote-control plane (#933)
    Wilbur Wrong is flying his remote-control plane in a circle with a radius of 28 meters. His brother, Orville Wrong, clocks the plane at 16 seconds per ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves

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Many students find circles word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on circles to help you better understand circles.