Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Some Constructions and Inequalities for the Circle - Exercises - Page 311: 21a


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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