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# In the figure above, if the area of the circle with center O is 100

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In the figure above, if the area of the circle with center O is $$100\pi$$ and CA has a length of 6, what is the length of AB ?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6

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11 Jan 2019, 03:16
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, if the area of the circle with center O is $$100\pi$$ and CA has a length of 6, what is the length of AB ?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6

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pi* r^2 = 100
triangel is 5:4:3 triplet
10:8:6
given CA= 6 so OD = 8 and since OA = 10 AB = 10-8 = 2
IMO A
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11 Jan 2019, 03:28
Area of circle = Pi*r^2
r^2 = 100; r=10
OC = OB = 10; AC = 6
Using pythagoras theorem
OA = 8; AB =OB-OA
10-2 = 2, hence (A)

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Re: In the figure above, if the area of the circle with center O is 100   [#permalink] 11 Jan 2019, 03:28
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