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8-136.

In one of the games at the County Fair, people pay to shoot a paint pistol at the target shown at right. The center has a radius of one inch. Each concentric circle has a radius one inch larger than the preceding circle. Assuming the paint pellet hits the target randomly, what is the probability it hits: Homework Help ✎

  1. The point ring?

    What is the area of the point ring?
    What is the area of the whole target?

  2. The point ring?

    Calculate the area of the circle around the point ring.
    Then subtract the area of the point ring.

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