# SOLUTION: The surface of a sphere is 86 pie ft^2? what is the diameter of the sphere?

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 Question 61384This question is from textbook An Incremental Development : The surface of a sphere is 86 pie ft^2? what is the diameter of the sphere?This question is from textbook An Incremental Development Answer by funmath(2925)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The surface of a sphere is 86 pie ft^2? what is the diameter of the sphere? The formula for the surface area of a sphere is ft^2 Diameter = 2*radius d=9.2736 ft : You can substitute r=d/2 into the formula and reduce your formula: substitute into the formula and solve for d. ft That's as pretty as I can make it. If you put that in your calculator, you'll see it's the same answer. Happy Calculating