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A sheet of paper is in the form of rectangle ABCD in which AB = 40cm and AD = 28 cm. A semicircular portion with BC as diameter is cut off. Find the area of remaining paper.

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Given sheet of paper ABCD

AB = 40 cm, AD = 28 cm

⇒ CD = 40 cm, BC = 28 cm [since ABCD is rectangle]

Semicircle be represented as BMC with BC as diameter

Radius = (1/2) x BC=(1/2) x 28=14cm

Area of remaining (shaded region) = (area of rectangle) – (area of semicircle)

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