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If a chord is perpendicular to a segment drawn from the center of the circle, what do you know about the point where the segment and the chord intersect?
 2 years ago
If a chord is perpendicular to a segment drawn from the center of the circle, what do you know about the point where the segment and the chord intersect?

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campbell_st
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the point is the midpoint of a chord and will result in the segment being perpendicular to the chord

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Theorem: In a circle, a radius perpendicular to a chord bisects the chord. So, the point of interesection of the chord and the radius is the midpoint of the chord.

GT
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3You don't need no theorem. Basically, you have an isosceles triangle, and its altitude (perpendicular line from the vertex) bistects the base, in this case the chord.
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