It is appropriate--that is, correct--to define or describe a subtended angle as an angle whose vertex begins at the center of a circle or sphere, and passes through the endpoints of the arc of the particular circle/sphere?

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- May 25th 2011, 03:27 PMBashyboySubtended angles
It is appropriate--that is, correct--to define or describe a subtended angle as an angle whose vertex begins at the center of a circle or sphere, and passes through the endpoints of the arc of the particular circle/sphere?

- May 28th 2011, 11:36 PMCaptainBlack
- May 29th 2011, 04:56 AMBashyboy
How about in the context of circles and spheres, would that definition fit it then?

- May 29th 2011, 05:07 AMskeeter
angles B, C, D, and O all "subtend" arc AE.

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