Circle geometry
posted by Anonymous .
A chord is 6.0 cm from the centre of a circle of radius 10 cm. How long is the chord to the nearest tent of a centimeter???

Circle geometry 
Reiny
Did you make a diagram?
draw a line from the centre to the end of the chord.
Looks like we have a right angled triangle with hypotenuse 10, one side 6, the other x, where x is 1/2 the chord
x^2 + 36 = 100
x = 8
sos the chord is 16 
Circle geometry 
Anonymous
Still don't get it.

Circle geometry 
Reiny
What grade is this?
Do you know Pythagoras? 
Circle geometry 
Anonymous
Grade 9 and yes i do
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