Chord length c in circle radius r. What is area of the sector created, in terms of c and r?
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Originally Posted by Wilmer Chord length c in circle radius r. What is area of the sector created, in terms of c and r? Hi Wilmer, You can use the Cosine Rule. The sector angle C is derived from $\displaystyle c^2=R^2+R^2-2RRCosC$ $\displaystyle C=Cos^{-1}\left(\frac{2R^2-c^2}{2R^2}\right)$ Then use this C for the sector area.
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Thanks (I knew that), BUT without using trig. In terms of r and c ONLY.
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