Q. 16 A23.7( 7 Votes )

The length of a radius of a circle is 13 cm. and the length of a chord of a circle is 10 cm, the distance of the chord from the centre of the circle is
A. 12.5 cm

B. 12 cm

C.

D. 24 cm

Answer :


Given radius = 13cm, PQ = 10cm


PD


PD


PD = 5cm


Using Pythagrus theorem in O PD


OP2 = OD2 + PD 2


132 = OD2 + 52


OD2 = 169-25


OD2 = 144


OD = 12cm

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