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# A circle with radius 2 is intersected by a line at points R and T. The

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A circle with radius 2 is intersected by a line at points R and T. The maximum possible distance between R and T is

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) $$\pi$$

(D) 4

(E) $$4\pi$$

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26 Aug 2018, 08:33
Bunuel wrote:
A circle with radius 2 is intersected by a line at points R and T. The maximum possible distance between R and T is

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) $$\pi$$

(D) 4

(E) $$4\pi$$

Maximum possible between 2 points of a Circle is the diameter of the circle, in this case, the max possible distance must be 4 (Diameter of the Circle as Diameter = 2*Radius ), Answer must be (D)
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26 Aug 2018, 08:34
Bunuel wrote:
A circle with radius 2 is intersected by a line at points R and T. The maximum possible distance between R and T is

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) $$\pi$$

(D) 4

(E) $$4\pi$$

Diameter is the greatest distance between two points on a circle.
So, RT must be the diameter of the circle.

RT=d=2r=2*2=4

Ans. (D)
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