# CHORD

A chord of a circle is a straight line whose endpoints both lie on the circumference.

A cord of rope thrown across a circle between two friends and pulled tight is a chord.

**Example 1**

This is a chord of a circle.

**Example 2**

This contrasts a chord with the diameter and radius of a circle.

**Example 3**

A chord creates a segment on the circle.

## Chord

A chord of a circle is a straight line whose endpoints both lie on the circumference.

A cord of rope thrown across a circle between two friends and pulled tight is a chord.

**Example 1**

This is a chord of a circle.

**Example 2**

This contrasts a chord with the diameter and radius of a circle.

**Example 3**

A chord creates a segment on the circle.