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In the figure, O is the center of the circle. Which one of the following must be true about the perimeter of the triangle shown?

(A) Always less than 10
(B) Always greater than 40
(C) Always greater than 30
(D) Always less than 30
(E) Less than 40 and greater than 20

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In the figure, O is the center of the circle. Which one of the following must be true about the perimeter of the triangle shown?

(A) Always less than 10
(B) Always greater than 40
(C) Always greater than 30
(D) Always less than 30
(E) Less than 40 and greater than 20

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\(OA=OB=Radius=10\)

Property of triangle:
a+b>c>a-b

We know a=10, b=10 and
let c(max) = 19 (As c should be less than a+b),
c(min) = 1 (As c should be greater than a-b)

Perimeter(max) = a+b+c = 10+10+19 = 39
Perimeter(min) = a+b+c = 10+10+1 =21

Less than 40 and greater than 20
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