Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Some Constructions and Inequalities for the Circle - Exercises - Page 302: 19a


arc MN$\gt$arc PQ

Work Step by Step

When there are two chords in a circle, the larger chord connects the endpoints of the larger arc. Since chord MN is larger than chord PQ, arc MN must also be larger than arc PQ.
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