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Inscribed Angle of a Circle

PostPosted: June 14th, 2011, 8:24 pm
by Jessica
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an inscribed angle
  • vertex lies somewhere on the circle
  • sides are chords from the vertex to another point in the circle
  • creates an arc, called an intercepted arc
  • The measure of the inscribed angle is half of the measure of the intercepted arc

look at the picture above
  • is the inscribed angle
  • and are the chords
  • is the intercepted arc
  • Formula: