Chord Problems

A chord of a circle is a straight line segment whose endpoints both lie on the circle. A chord that passes through a circle's center point is the circle's diameter. The word chord is from the Latin chorda meaning bowstring.

Number of problems found: 39

  • Concentric circles and chord
    tetiva2 In a circle with a diameter d = 10 cm, a chord with a length of 6 cm is constructed. What radius have the concentric circle while touch this chord?
  • Two chords
    twochords In a circle with radius r = 26 cm two parallel chords are drawn. One chord has a length t1 = 48 cm and the second has a length t2 = 20 cm, with the center lying between them. Calculate the distance of two chords.
  • Chord
    tetiva2_1 It is given to a circle k(r=6 cm) and the points A, B such that / AB / = 8 cm lies on k. Calculate the distance of the center of circle S to the midpoint C of the segment AB.
  • Two chords
    tetivy Calculate the length of chord AB and perpendicular chord BC to circle if AB is 4 cm from the center of the circle and BC 8 cm from the center of the circle.
  • Tangent
    tetiva33 What distance is the tangent t of the circle (S, 4 cm) and the chord of this circle, which is 6 cm long and parallel to the tangent t?
  • Two parallel chords
    chords In a circle 70 cm in diameter, two parallel chords are drawn so that the center of the circle lies between the chords. Calculate the distance of these chords if one of them is 42 cm long and the second 56 cm.
  • Circle annulus
    medzikruzie2 There are 2 concentric circles in the figure. Chord of larger circle 10 cm long is tangent to the smaller circle. What are does annulus have?
  • Endless lego set
    lego_2 The endless lego set contains only 6, 9, 20 kilograms blocks that can no longer be polished or broken. The workers took them to the gym and immediately started building different buildings. And of course, they wrote down how much the building weighed. The
  • Chord 5
    kruhy It is given circle k / S; 5 cm /. Its chord MN is 3 cm away from the center of the circle . Calculate its length.
  • Two chords
    ssa From the point on the circle with a diameter of 8 cm, two identical chords are led, which form an angle of 60°. Calculate the length of these chords.
  • Two chords
    circle_chords There is a given circle k (center S, radius r). From point A which lies on circle k are starting two chords of length r. What angle does chords make? Draw and measure.
  • Chord 3
    chords What is the radius of the circle where the chord is 2/3 of the radius from the center and has a length of 10 cm?
  • Two parallel chords
    chords_equall The two parallel chords of the circle have the same length of 6 cm and are 8 cm apart. Calculate the radius of the circle.
  • Pavement
    chodnik2 Calculate the length of the pavement that runs through a circular square with a diameter of 40 m if distance the pavement from the center is 15 m.
  • Chord BC
    tetiva2 A circle k has the center at the point S = [0; 0]. Point A = [40; 30] lies on the circle k. How long is the chord BC if the center P of this chord has the coordinates: [- 14; 0]?
  • Equation of circle 2
    circle_axes Find the equation of a circle which touches the axis of y at a distance 4 from the origin and cuts off an intercept of length 6 on the axis x.
  • Chord 4
    circles_5 I need to calculate the circumference of a circle, I know the chord length c=22 cm and the distance from the center d=29 cm chord to the circle.
  • Chord - TS v2
    chord_TS_1 The radius of circle k measures 87 cm. Chord GH = 22 cm. What is TS?
  • Chors centers
    p475_circle_tangent The circle with a diameter 17 cm, upper chord /CD/ = 10.2 cm and bottom chord /EF/ = 7.5 cm. The midpoints of the chords H, G is that /EH/ = 1/2 /EF/ and /CG/ = 1/2 /CD/. Determine the distance between the G and H, if CD II EF (parallel).
  • Concentric circles
    chord_2 In the circle with diameter 19 cm is constructed chord 9 cm long. Calculate the radius of a concentric circle that touches this chord.

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