## Is chord a secant?

Secant of the Circle Definition A chord is the line segment that joins two distinct points of the circle. A chord is in a unique secant line and every secant line defines a unique chord.

### What is secant answer?

Answer: A secant is a line that intersects the circle in two different points and a tangent is a line that intersects the circle in exactly one point, called the point of tangency.

**What are the secants of the circle?**

A secant of a circle is a line that intersects a circle at two distinct points. Secant is derived from the Latin word secare which means to cut. It can also be understood as the extension of the chord of a circle that goes outside the circle.

**Can you draw a chord of 7cm?**

No, as diameter is longest chord and diameter is 14 cm .

## Does secant equal 1 cosine?

The secant of x is 1 divided by the cosine of x: sec x = 1 cos x , and the cosecant of x is defined to be 1 divided by the sine of x: csc x = 1 sin x .

### What is a secant Class 10?

A secant is a line that intersects the circle at 2 distinct parts.

**What secant means in math?**

A secant line, also simply called a secant, is a line passing through two points of a curve. In geometry, a secant line commonly refers to a line that intersects a circle at exactly two points (Rhoad et al. 1984, p.

**What are the properties of secant?**

A secant is a line that intersects a circle in exactly two points. When a tangent and a secant, two secants, or two tangents intersect outside a circle then the measure of the angle formed is one-half the positive difference of the measures of the intercepted arcs.

## How do you draw a 15 cm circle?

Answer

- First draw a line segment of 15 cm.
- Keep your compass pointer at the starting point and the side of pencil in the end point.
- Drag the pencil side of the compass, you will get a circle.