Chapter 8.5, Problem 11E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

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

# Find the perimeter of a segment of a circle whose boundaries are a chord measuring 24 mm (millimetres) and an arc of length 30 mm.

To determine

To find:

The perimeter of a segment of a circle whose boundaries are a chord measuring 24 mm and an arc of length 30 mm

Explanation

Definition:

Segment:

Segment is the region between chord of a circle and its associated arc.

Perimeter:

Perimeter is the distance around a two dimensional shape.

Calculation:

In this case, the distance around the segment is the sum lengths of chord and its associated arc.

It is given that, the length of chord is 24 mm and the length of arc associated with this chord is 30 mm

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