### Mathematics Class X

Real Numbers
Polynomials
Arithmetic Progressions
Triangles
Coordinate Geometry
Introduction to Trigonometry
Circles
Constructions
Areas Related to Circles
Surface Areas and Volumes
Statistics
Probability

# Area of a Sector of a Circle

Area of a sector is given by

##### Sector of a Circle

A circle sector/ sector of a circle is defined as the region of a circle enclosed by an arc and two radii.

The smaller area is called the minor sector and the larger area is called the major sector.

Example

If a pizza is cut in such a way that it divides into 8 equal parts as shown in the figure, then what is the area of each piece of the pizza? The radius of the circle shaped pizza is 7 cm.

Solution

Area of piece of area of circle

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