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Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

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Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

That's why I mentioned arc CAB. You don't really need to understand the notions of major and minor arc. Corresponding central angle means that it stays on the same arc as your inscribed angle.

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Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

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Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

The correct answer is A.

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

Hi buddy,

COB is indeed 180-48 = 132 degrees . There is a concept of major and minor segment ( please google this ) Now the point O is in the minor segment of the arc and in this case it would be half of the angle subtended in the major segment i.e ( 360-132) = 228 /2 = 114 .

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In the figure AB and CD are two diameters of circle. Intersecting at angle 48 degree. E is any point on Arc CB. find angle CEB

A. 114 B. 100 C. 80 D. 96 E. 40

Let's use some useful circle properties

First let's add a blue line, to divide ∠CEB into 2 angles

CD is the DIAMETER of the circle Since ∠CED is an inscribed angle containing (aka "holding") the diameter, we can conclude that ∠CED = 90°

Now recognize that the intersection of AB and CD creates two equal (vertically opposite) angles, we can conclude the angle opposite the 48° is also 48°

Now recognize that we have two angles containing (aka "holding") the arc BD Property: If a CENTRAL angle and an INSCRIBED angle contain the same arc, then the CENTRAL angle is TWICE the INSCRIBED angle This means that ∠DEB = 24°

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smyarga wrote:

Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

The correct answer is A.

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

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desaichinmay22 wrote:

smyarga wrote:

Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

The correct answer is A.

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

That's why I mentioned arc CAB. You don't really need to understand the notions of major and minor arc. Corresponding central angle means that it stays on the same arc as your inscribed angle.

another approach,

join C and A. since AB is the diameter, A, C, E and B form a cyclic quadrilateral. now opposit angles of cyclic quadrilaterals sum up to 180 degrees. considering the point of intersection of the 2 diameters as O.

angle AOC = 48 degrees. ........... given OA = OC, radius of the circle, hence trianlge OAC is isoceles. thus angle ACO = angle OAC = 66 degrees.

now, angle OAC + angle CEB = 180 degrees......... since opposit angles of cyclic quadrilaterals sum up to 180 degrees. therefore, angle CEB = 180 - 66 = 114 degrees.

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In the figure AB and CD are two diameters of circle. Intersecting at angle 48 degree. E is any point on Arc CB. find angle CEB

A. 114 B. 100 C. 80 D. 96 E. 40

An INSCRIBED ANGLE is formed by two chords. A CENTRAL ANGLE is formed by two radii. When an inscribed angle and a central angle intercept the same two points on a circle, the inscribed angle is 1/2 the central angle. Here, inscribed angle CFB and central angle COB both intercept the circle at points C and B. Since central angle COB = 132º, inscribed angle CFB = (1/2)(132) = 66º.

Rule: When a quadrilateral is inscribed in a circle, opposite angles sum to 180º. Since opposite angles inside inscribed quadrilateral CEBF must sum to 180º, angle CEB = 180-66 = 114.

I thought smaller angle COB is 48 degree. Hence the angle CEB is half of angle COB. Please explain what I am missing here.

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No COB is not 48.. Even if you take COB as 48, CEB is not half of COB.. Any point say r in major arc CB that is CADB will make an angle CrB which will be half of COB. This becomes half of 48 so 24.. Now CEB+CrB will be 180 as sum of opposite angles of a cyclic quadrilateral is 180 and CEBr is cyclic quadrilateral. Thus CEB = 180-24=156.. But no choice is given as 156.

So you have to take COB as 180-48=132 And CEB = 180-132/2=180-66=114
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I thought smaller angle COB is 48 degree. Hence the angle CEB is half of angle COB. Please explain what I am missing here.

Regards, Arup

Angle COB is the larger angle so it will not be 48 degrees. Also, inscribed angle is half of the central angle that subtends the same arc.

COB and CEB subtend different arcs. Angle COB subtends arc CEB. Angle CEB subtends arc CADB. So angle COB will be twice of angle CAB or CDB.
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desaichinmay22 wrote:

smyarga wrote:

Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

The correct answer is A.

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

According to me, CB is not the diameter. So central angle doesnt apply in this case. Also, COB is 138 and not 228.

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smyarga wrote:

desaichinmay22 wrote:

smyarga wrote:

Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

The correct answer is A.

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

That's why I mentioned arc CAB. You don't really need to understand the notions of major and minor arc. Corresponding central angle means that it stays on the same arc as your inscribed angle.

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smyarga wrote:

desaichinmay22 wrote:

smyarga wrote:

Since, CD and AB are two diameters of the circle, so their intersection is the centre. Let's denote this centre O. Angle CEB is inscribed, and angle COB is corresponding central angle (arc CAB). The value of angle COB=180+48=228 degrees. The measure of inscribed angle is always half the measure of the central angle. Angle CEB is equal =228/2=114 degrees.

The correct answer is A.

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

That's why I mentioned arc CAB. You don't really need to understand the notions of major and minor arc. Corresponding central angle means that it stays on the same arc as your inscribed angle.

Hi Smyarga, how did you get 180 degrees? i thought about vertically opposite angles then realised that i was wrong.

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smyarga wrote:

desaichinmay22 wrote:

Hi,

I thought angle COB is 180-42=138 degrees. You have derived angle COB of 228 degrees. Can you please explain.

That's why I mentioned arc CAB. You don't really need to understand the notions of major and minor arc. Corresponding central angle means that it stays on the same arc as your inscribed angle.

Hi Smyarga, how did you get 180 degrees? i thought about vertically opposite angles then realised that i was wrong.