Q. 73.7( 71 Votes )

Find the area of the smaller part of the circle x2 + y2 = a2 cut off by the line

Answer :


It is given that the area of the smaller part of the circle cut off by the line


From the figure we can see that the area is ABCDA and it is shown by shaded region.


Now, we can observed that the area ABCD is symmetrical about x-axis.


Area ABCD = 2 × Area ABC


Area of ABC =










Therefore, required area is =


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