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10 terms

Geometry Chapter 10 Vocabulary

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circle
The set of points in a plane that are equidistant from a given point called the center.
radius
A segment whose endpoints are the center and any point on the circle.
chord
A segment whose endpoints are on the circle.
secant
A line that intersects a circle in two points
tangent
A line in the plane of a circle that intersects the circle in exactly one point.
standard equation of a circle
(x-h)² + (y-k)² = r²
diameter
A chord that contains the center of the circle
minor arc
An arc of a circle that measures more than zero, but less than 180 degrees.
major arc
An arc of a circle that measures greater than 180, but less than 360 degrees.
inscribed angle
An angle whose vertex is on the circle and whose sides contain chords of the circle.