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    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.

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    solve for variables. I am lost and have no idea how to solve the problem can someone help!
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    Re: solving for variables (circle)

    Quote Originally Posted by janbyn View Post
    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.
    the heading has the following:
    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.
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    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.
    the heading has the following:
    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
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    Re: solving for variables (circle)

    Quote Originally Posted by janbyn View Post
    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.
    the heading has the following:
    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)
    Cords of the same length subtend arcs oc the same measure so X=25.
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    Re: solving for variables (circle)

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    Cords of the same length subtend arcs oc the same measure so .
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