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Given a square ABCD of sides 10 cm, and using the corners as centres, construct four quadrants with radius 10 cm each inside the square. The four arcs intersect at P, Q, R and S. Find the area enclosed by PQRS.

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Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
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What is the area of the pentagon shown?Pentagon
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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.