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# Four alternative answers for each of the following questions are given. Choose the correct alternative.

Chords AB and CD of a circle intersect inside the circle at point E. If AE = 5.6,EB = 10, CE = 8, find ED.

A. 7

B. 8

C. 11.2

D. 9

Answer :

Given: AE = 5.6,EB = 10, CE = 8

We know that AE × EB = CE × ED

This property is known as theorem of chords intersecting inside the circle.

⇒ 5.6 × 10 = 8 × ED

⇒ ED = 7

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