   Chapter 6.2, Problem 6E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# Is it possible fora) a rectangle inscribed in a circle to have a diameter for a side? Explain.b) a rectangle circumscribed about a circle to be a square? Explain.

To determine

(a)

To explain:

Whether it is possible for a rectangle inscribed in a circle to have a diameter for a side.

Explanation

The longest chord of a circle is its diameter.

Draw a rectangle, by using parallel lines which have same length.

To determine

(b)

To explain:

Whether it is possible for a rectangle circumscribed about a circle to be a square.

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