The radius of the circle is 2.5cm, find its diameter. whether the chord can be equal to 6cm.

Let’s find out how many centimeters the diameter of our circle will be if we know from the condition of the task that its radius is 2.5 centimeters:

2.5 * 2 = 5.

Answer: The diameter of our circle will be 5 centimeters.

As we know from the current school curriculum in geometry, a chord connects any two points that are on a circle. And its maximum possible length is the length of the diameter.

Let’s compare the value from the condition and the length of the diameter found above:

6> 5.

Answer: No, it cannot.

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