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


A chord is a line that goes through a circle where the endpoints meet 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

This is a chord of a circle.


Example 2

The chord doesn’t follow the diameter or the radius

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


Example 3

Each side of a chord is a segment

A chord creates a segment on the circle.

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