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## A theme park has a ride that is located in a sphere. The ride goes around the widest circle of the sphere which has a circumference of 558.9

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A theme park has a ride that is located in a sphere. The ride goes around the widest circle of the sphere which has a circumference of 558.92 yd. What is the surface area of the sphere?

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Answer:The surface area of the sphere is =

Step-by-step explanation:The area of a sphere can be calculated using this formula:

However, we have a little problem: we do not have our radius yet to utilize in the formula above.

We can get our radius from the circumference of the circle which has been given to us.

circumference =

We now have our radius. we can input it into equation 1 above

The Surface area of sphere =