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9-10.

The diagram below shows a circle inscribed in a square. Find the area of the shaded region if the side length of the square is meters.  

A circle inscribed in a square. The regions where the circle does not touch the box in the upper right corner and lower left corner are shaded.

Find the area of the square.

Find the area of the circle. Remember that the area of a circle is .

Subtract the area of the circle from the area of the square.

Divide this area by two to find the area of two corners.