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In the figure above, triangle RST is inscribed in a circle.

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In the figure above, triangle RST is inscribed in a circle. [#permalink] New post 30 May 2016, 15:59
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In the figure above, triangle RST is inscribed in a circle. The measure of angle RST is greater than 90°, and the area of the circle is \(25\pi\).

Quantity A
Quantity B
The length of line segment RT
10


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.



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Re: In the figure above, triangle RST is inscribed in a circle. [#permalink] New post 01 Jun 2016, 14:37
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This question tests a nice circle property that says: if an inscribed angle hold/contains the diameter of the circle, then that inscribed angle = 90 degrees
For more on this, see the following video: https://www.greenlighttestprep.com/modu ... /video/881

Since, the angle is NOT 90 degrees, we know that segment RT is NOT the diameter.
Since the diameter is the longest possible chord in a circle, we know that segment RT must be SHORTER than the diameter of the circle.
Since the circle's diameter is 10, we can be certain that the length of segment RT is LESS THAN 10.

Answer: B

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Re: In the figure above, triangle RST is inscribed in a circle. [#permalink] New post 25 Dec 2018, 04:56
But the question has an obvious flaw. It says that angle RST is > 90 , which means the line segment RT will form an angle greater than 180 at the centre , which can never be possible.
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