# If the arean of circle is 56 what is radius??

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Jun 4, 2018

The radius of the circle is

#### Explanation:

The area of a circle is given by

(We know we have to use the positive square root because a negative radius wouldn't make sense!)

Jun 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can ignore the negative solution because a radius cannot be negative.