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# A circle has a radius of $14.$ Let $\overline{AB}$ be a chord of the circle, such that $AB = 12$. What is the distance between the chord and

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Question : A circle has a radius of 14. Let $\overline{AB}$ be a chord of the circle, such that AB = 12. What is the distance between the chord and the center of the circle?

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Draw a sketch.

You want the perpendicular distance from the chord to the circle. (Which will bisect the chord)

Use Pythatoras's theorem.

Oct 21, 2022