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If the length of the longest chord of a certain circle is 10, what is

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New post 29 Sep 2016, 04:44
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If the length of the longest chord of a certain circle is 10, what is the radius of that certain circle?

A. 2.5
B. 5
C. 10
D. 15
E. 20


Simple one..

Longest chord in a circle is diameter - d = 2r ( in terms of radius)

2r = 10 = > r = 5.

IMO option B.
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Longest chord in a circle is diameter
So radius is 5.
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Well worded question. Longest chord of a circle is the diameter (10 in this case). So radius of the circle is 5 (Option B)
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New post 02 Oct 2016, 06:51
Longest chord of a circle is the diameter of the circle
diameter = 2 * radius
If diameter of the circle is given as 10 = 2 * 5
so radius of the circle = 5
correct answer - B
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Longest chord is diameter.
Radius is half of diameter.
Radius = 10/2 = 5
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