Chord Theorems of Circles in Geometry


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Which of the following is a true statement about a chord?

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1. When a radius is perpendicular to a chord, what does that tell you about the chord and radius??

2. Line segment CE measures 8. Line segment AD measures 5. What is the measure of line segment DB?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about chord theorems of circles in geometry with this study quiz/worksheet combo. Key topics include a characteristic of a chord in geometry and what you can determine about the chord and radius when a radius is perpendicular to a chord.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Figuring out the measure of a line segment in a given problem
  • Working with congruent chords
  • Calculating the measure of a line segment when given a chord and radius

Skills Practiced

  • Practice problems - use acquired knowledge to solve chord theorems practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an attribute of a chord in geometry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a radius that's perpendicular to a chord

Additional Learning

For further study these theorems, you can review the accompanying lesson called Chord Theorems of Circles in Geometry. These points will be explored:

  • Definition of a chord
  • Congruent triangles
  • Two equidistant chords