Chord properties

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Chord properties

In a circle, when a line passes through the center of the circle and is perpendicular to a chord, the line will bisect the chord. In other words, the perpendicular bisector of a chord always passes through the center of the circle.

Lessons

  • 3.
    Below is a segment of a circle, and A is the center of the circle. The radius is 15 cm, BC is 7.5 cm, and DE is 24 cm.
    Using chord properties to find radius and other unknowns
    Determine.
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Chord properties

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