FIND THE DISTANCE OF THE CORD FROM THE CENTER OF THE CIRCLE

Asked by  | 19th Feb, 2009, 02:42: PM

Expert Answer:

draw a perpendicular on the chord let it meet at b which is the mid point of chord and join one end a of the chord to center o . let the distance is d so we have

oa 2 = d 2 + ab 2 ===> 10 2 = d 2 + 6 2 ===> d = 8cm

Answered by  | 19th Feb, 2009, 07:58: PM

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