# Basketball rims have a diameter of 18 inches. If you want to put a band around a basketball rim, how much material to the nearest tenth of an inch will you need?

##### 1 Answer

May 8, 2018

You would need 18**56.5 inches** if rounded to the nearest tenth of an inch.

#### Explanation:

The formula for circumference is

You specified it needed to be rounded to the nearest tenth of an inch, so you'd round that to 56.5 inches.