Geometry Section 10.1 Segments and Lines of Circles. A * circle is a set of points, in a plane, that are equidistant from a given point.
This given point is called the ______of the circle. A circle can be named by using the symbol _____ and naming the center of the circle. The circle to the right is _____.
segment from the center to any point on the circle.
EXAMPLE : HI
passes through the center of the circle.
2 times the length of a radius.
Name the Diameter: MC
A *secant to a circleis a line which intersects the circle in 2 points.Note: Every secant will contain a chord. Be sure to include the proper symbol for a segment or line when naming chords or secants.
Secants are LINES.
Chords are SEGMENTS.
The word TANGENT means one intersection.