Posted by Justice on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 3:06am.
Two parallel chords lie on opposite sides of the centre of a circle of radius 13cm.their lengths are 10cm and 24cm.what is the distance between the chords?

geometry  Damon, Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 3:31am
Well, try to get the distance from the center of the circle to the center of one of the chords
For example the 10 cm chord.
line from circle center to middle of 10 cm chord hits chord at right angle, cuts it into two 5 cm legs
now have right triangle with leg 5 and hypotenuse 13 so other leg is sqrt(16925)
or 12
so 12 is distance from center to the 10 cm chord.
Now do the distance to the 24 cm chord and add the two distances.

geometry  surbhi kumari, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:16am
please give me answer

geometry  Blessing, Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 6:11pm
17

geometry  Blessing, Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 6:12pm
17cm

geometry  okorie, Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 7:31am
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