Isoperimetric Inequalities

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Isoperimetric Inequality

If a figure in the plane has area $A$ and perimeter $P$ then $\frac{4\pi A}{p^2} < 1$. This means that given a perimeter $P$ for a plane figure, the circle has the largest area. Conversely, of all plane figures with area $A$ the circle has the least perimeter.

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