there are two equal chords within a circle.how can we prove that there segments are equal?

Asked by  | 16th Jan, 2009, 10:15: PM

Expert Answer:

Use the fact that ,

 if two chords of a circle are equal, then the corresponding arcs are congruent.

A segment is precisely the chord, its corresponding arc and the area bounderd by both taken together. This should give you the answer.

Answered by  | 22nd Jan, 2009, 02:14: PM

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