Question

# In the given diagram, select the major arc of the circle, with respect to the chord AB.

A
Arc AXB
B
Arc AYB
C
Chord AB
D
Arc BXA

Solution

## The correct option is B Arc AYB The major arc in a circle is the one which is longer in length. Here when we consider the arcs cut by the chord AB, Length of arc AYB > length of arc AXB. Therefore AYB is the major arc and AXB is the minor arc.

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