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Posted by **Jillian** on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 6:44pm.

- Geometry -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 8:14pmdiameter = 32

r = 16

Let the length of the chord be 2x.

Join one end of the chord to the centre.

You now a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of r, one leg as 11 and the other leg as x

x^2 + 11^2 = (16)^2

x^2 = 135

x = √135

so the chord has length 2√135 or 23.24 yards

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