what does a segment mean

Asked by  | 29th Jan, 2012, 08:31: PM

Expert Answer:

A chord of a circle divides the circle into two regions, which are called the segments of the circle.

The minor segment is the region bounded by the chord and the minor arc intercepted by the chord.

The major segment is the region bounded by the chord and the major arc intercepted by the chord.

Answered by  | 30th Jan, 2012, 09:14: AM

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