Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Some Constructions and Inequalities for the Circle - Exercises: 5

Answer

CD$\lt$AB

Work Step by Step

The measure of a central angle is proportional to the length of the chord that connects the endpoints of its intercepted arc. Therefore since angle CQD is less than angle AQB, CD must be less than AB.
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