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crystal1
 2 years ago
Which statement best describes a chord of a circle?
It is a line that touches only one point on the circle.
It is a segment drawn from a point on the circle to the center of the circle.
It is a segment that connects two distinct points on a circle.
It is a line drawn always through the center of the circle.
crystal1
 2 years ago
Which statement best describes a chord of a circle? It is a line that touches only one point on the circle. It is a segment drawn from a point on the circle to the center of the circle. It is a segment that connects two distinct points on a circle. It is a line drawn always through the center of the circle.

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lvilceus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a line drawn to through the center

lvilceus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A chord is a lot like a secant, but where the secant is a line stretching to infinity in both directions, a chord is a line segment that only covers the part inside the circle. A chord that passes through the center of the circle is also a diameter of the circle.

dape
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, a chord is just any line segment joining two points of a curve, it doesn't have to go through the center. So the 3rd alternative is the right one.

psi9epsilon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@lvilceus Chord is not necessarily a line or segment through the centre and not necessarily connected with secant dw:1348085728111:dw

psi9epsilon
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2answer to this question is option C or # 3
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