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# Triangle Inscribed in a circle

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14 Dec 2006, 06:18
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Q) Can any one explain this in some detail...
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14 Dec 2006, 06:30
The answer should be 11. The angle if o is the center of angle AOC = 120 degrees.

(360-120)/360*d*pi = 24
approximating pi as 3, we get about 12 or 11.

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14 Dec 2006, 07:09
Getting 11 too
Actual value is 16/sqrt(3)

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15 Dec 2006, 12:20
equilateral Trngle -> angle A =60 -> angle at the center(angle AOC) =2*inscribed angle =2*60=120 ..this is a theorem ..u can just remember it.

now, 360-120= 240 angle correspondes to 24, length of the given arc.
the circumference is Pi*d=3.14*d corres. to 360 degree that is 36 length.

-> d= 36/Pi=36/3.14 = slightly less than 12..that will be 11 from the answer choices..

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