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in the diagram below of Circle of chord AB bisects chord CD at E. If AE equals 8 and BE equals 9 find the length of CD in simplest radical form

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    AB*BE=CE*DE
    72=CE*DE but CE=DE=CD/2 (it was bisected)
    72=(CD/2)^2
    CD=you can do it from here.

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