Farmer Brown's harvest

by: Allan slette

Question

Farmer Brown has a circular corn farm plot with a diameter of 200 yards, and due to the hot sun, a wedge of his crop died. A full harvest will yield 2000 pounds of corn. Farmer Brown measured the angle of the wedge and the wedge had an angle of 8. What percentage of a full harvest will farmer brown have this year?

solve

Farmer Brown must create the proportion

8/360 = x/100

answer

Farmer brown lost %2.2 of the harvest