# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Quarter I
Topic II F Circle Definitions
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Mathematics
08/19/2012

Term
 Center [image]
Definition
 - The middle. Such as the center of a circle or square.
Term
 Chord   [image]
Definition
 - A straight line connecting two points on a curve. - Example: a straight line connecting two points on a circle's circumference would be a chord. - When the chord passes through the center of a circle it is called the diameter.
Term
Definition
 - The distance from the center to the edge of a circle- It is half of the circle's diameter
Term
 Tangent     [image]
Definition
 - A line that just touches a curve at one point, without cutting across it.
Term
 Secant [image]
Definition
 - A line that intersects two or more points on a curve. - If it only intersects one point it is called a tangent.
Term
 Arc   [image]
Definition
 - Part of the circumference (edge) of a circle. - Or part of any curve.
Term
 Semicircle [image]
Definition
 - Half a circle
Term
 Concentric Circles [image]
Definition
 -Two or more circles which have the same center point
Term
 Diameter   [image]
Definition
 - A straight line going through the center of a circle connecting two points on the circumference.
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