   Chapter 6.4, Problem 2E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 1 to 8, use the figure provided.If m C D ⌢ < m A B ⌢ , write an inequality that compares C D and A B . To determine

To write:

An inequality that compares CD and AB.

Explanation

Given:

mCD<mAB and the figure given below

Theorem:

In a circle (or in congruent circles) containing two unequal minor arcs, the greater minor arc corresponds to the longer of the chords related to these arcs.

Calculation:

Using the theorem.

Since the arcs are unequal i.e. mCD<mAB and from the given figure

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