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**Sudeep****Member**- Registered: 2008-07-21
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What is the distance in cm between two parallel chords of lengths 32 cm and 24 cm in a circle of radius 20 cm?

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**integer****Member**- Registered: 2008-02-21
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There are two answers.

If you treat it as a 3-4-5 triangle, you don't need a calculator to get either result.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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hi ganesh

#5

we have that the intersection of the first two lines is (5,5).We can check that that point lies on the third line.

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