Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 978-1-337-61408-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-33761-408-5

Chapter 6 - Test - Page 318: 15b


The distance between the chords is 7.

Work Step by Step

Let x represent the distance between chord AB and point P. Let y represent the distance between chord CD and point P. x$^2$=25-16 x$^2$=9 x$^2$=3 y$^2$=25-9 y$^2$=16 y=4 x+y=3+4=7
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