Posted by **Rhonda** on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 11:11am.

Two chords intersect inside a circle. The lengths of the segment of one chord are 4 and 6. The length of the segment of the other chords are 3 and what?

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**Steve**, Friday, September 23, 2011 at 5:25pm
The fact that you're asking this question indicates you have probably just received a theorem stating that when two chords intersect in a circle, the products of their segments are equal.

4*6 = 3*x

x=8

Before asking for help, review your materials. Even the most casual check would have revealed what was wanted.

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