What is the area of a sector with radius 6" and measure of arc equal to 120°?

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dsimmons

The area of a sector = 0.5 * radius^2 * central angle measure (in radians)
So that:
[latex]Area_{sector}= \frac{1}{2} * 6^2* \frac{120}{180}*\pi=12\pi=37.69911 \\ Area_{sector}=37.7 [/latex] sq in