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Circle

1. Draw a circle and inscribe an obtuse


triangle in the circle.

2. What is the name of the longest chord in


any circle?

3. Can any chord on a circle be a radius?

4. Describe the three possible arcs that


could be found on a circle.

5. What is true of all radii of a circle?

6. How many chords on a circle can be a


diameter of the circle?

7. What is a semicircle?

8. Define a circle without using the word


"round".

9. What is an inscribed polygon?

10. If an arc makes a central angle of 109,


is it a major or minor arc? Explain
how you know.

11. Draw a circle O with radius 22. Then

12. An isosceles right triangle inscribed in


a circle. If the length of the two equal
draw radii
and
to form an
sides is 22 cm, find the radius of the
angle of 60 degrees. What is the length
circle.
of
?

13. Circles that have same radius are


called ______.
semicircles
conjoint circles
concentric circles
congruent circles

14. A ______ is a line that intersects a


given circle in two points.
tangent
chord
secant
diameter

15. What is wrong with the statement: "All 16. Jennifer is working on a sewing
radii are congruent."?
project. She has a circular piece of
fabric, and needs to find the center.
How can she do that?

17. How can you illustrate the definition


of a circle?

18.
Can any chord of a circle ever equal
the radius?

1. In the figure, the radius for P is r and 2. Given circle O with segment AB
tangent to the circle at A. If OA = AB,
the radius for Q is R. Which of the
what kind of triangle is OAB?
following statement is true?

Circles P and Q have two


common tangents.
PQ = R - r
PQ = R + r
Circles P and Q have four
common tangents.

a scalene triangle
an isosceles right triangle
an equilateral triangle
an equilateral acute triangle
an isosceles obtuse triangle

3. The radius of the inscribed circle is 3. If 4.


and
are tangents to circle O. If
the length of the hypotenuse of the right
OA = 30 cm, OP = 15 cm, and m PAQ
triangle ABC is 20, what is the
= 60 , find the area of quadrilateral
perimeter of the triangle?
OPAQ.

5.

,
, and
are tangents to circle 6. If OM = 5 and AB = 20, what is the
radius of O?
O. If PA = 23, find the perimeter of
triangle PRS.

1. Regular octagon ABCDEFGH is


inscribed in circle O. Diameter

is

extended as shown. Find (a) m


m ABF (c) m HJG (d) m K.

(b)

3. Tangent

intercepts circle O at B.

Chord
is drawn. If m
find m CBD.

2. A, B, C, D, E, and F are points on a


circle. If m AEC = 73 and m ECD =
40 , what is the value of y - x?

4. In circle O, diameter

= 58 ,

and chord
are all drawn. If m
AOC = 50 , find m OCB.

5. Congruent inscribed angles always


intercept congruent arcs.

6.

In circle O, chords
at E. m

False
True

7. Tangents

, radius

and

intersect

= 63 and m CEB = 83 .

Find the sum of the measures of


and

and

are drawn to

circle O. If the measure of major


242 , find m C.

8. How is it possible for a huge circle and


a tiny circle to each have the same
is
number of degrees?

9. What is the relationship between a


central angle and an angle inscribed in
the same arc?

10.

In circle O, secant

and chord

intersect. If m
= 186 and m
47 , find m CBD.

11. There is no rule for an angle formed by 12. The measure of a minor arc is defined
a secant and a chord. How do you find

its measure?

to be the measure of its ______.

2.

Given:

Given: Diameter

, B is the midpoint of

Prove:

3.

Prove:

Given:

ACB

AOD

4.
Given:
Prove:

DBC

Prove:

1. A ______ is a line that intersects a given 2. A triangle inscribed in a semicircle is

circle in two points.

______.

chord
tangent
diameter
secant
3. How many common tangents can be
drawn to the two circles?

an equilateral triangle
an acute triangle
a right triangle
an obtuse triangle
4.

P and Q have radii 9 and 11. Given


the distance between the center of the
circles P and Q is 10, find the length of
the common chord

0
3
4
1
2
5. Amber is working on a sewing project. 6.
In circle O, chords
and
intersect
She has a circular piece of fabric, and
at E. If m
= (7x - 117) , m
=
needs to find the center. How can she do
(4x - 92) , and m CEB = 114 , find
that?
the value of x

7. How can you illustrate the definition of 8. Can any chord of a circle ever equal the
a circle?
radius?

9.

P and Q are congruent circles that 10. Explain the difference between a line
segment containing the center of a
intersect at C and D. What kind of
circle with endpoints on the circle and
quadrilateral must PCQD be?
a line segment that has one end point
on the circle and another at its center.
a square
a parallelogram
a rhombus
a trapezoid