# Thread: solving for variables (circle)

1. ## solving for variables (circle)

I have a circle with a chord on each side (inside of the circle). On the outside of the circle on the left is X. on the outside of the circle on the right is 25.

Circles
solve for variables. I am lost and have no idea how to solve the problem can someone help!

2. ## Re: solving for variables (circle)

Originally Posted by janbyn
I have a circle with a chord on each side (inside of the circle). On the outside of the circle on the left is X. on the outside of the circle on the right is 25.
Circles
solve for variables. I am lost and have no idea how to solve the problem can someone help!
Can you post a picture? Your description is too vague.

3. ## Re: solving for variables (circle)

I have a circle with a chord on each side (inside of the circle). On the outside of the circle on the left is X. on the outside of the circle on the right is 25.
Circles
solve for variables. I am lost and have no idea how to solve the problem can someone help! A picture is attached in word (it is save from viruses)

picture.doc

4. ## Re: solving for variables (circle)

Originally Posted by janbyn
I have a circle with a chord on each side (inside of the circle). On the outside of the circle on the left is X. on the outside of the circle on the right is 25.
Cords of the same length subtend arcs oc the same measure so $X=25$.