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A chord of length 6cm is drawn in a circle of radius 5cm. Find the…

A chord of length 6cm is drawn in a circle of radius 5cm. Find the distance of the chord from the center of the circle
  • A.
    2.5cm
  • B.
    3.0cm
  • C.
    3.5cm
  • D.
    4.0cm
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation

(5^{2}=3^{2}+x^{2}\
25-9=x^{2}\
16=x^{2}Rightarrow x=4.0)

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