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Chapter 6.2, Problem 6E

Textbook Problem

Is it possible for

a) 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.

Expert Solution

To determine

**(a)**

**To explain:**

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

The longest chord of a circle is its diameter.

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

Expert Solution

To determine

**(b)**

**To explain:**

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

Elementary Geometry For College Students, 7e

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