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# In the given figure, chord AB divides the circle into two parts. The yellow region and the purple region are respectively known as ___.

A

Yellow – Major segment, Purple – Minor segment

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B

Purple – Major segment, Yellow – Minor segment

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C

Either A or B

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D

None of these

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Solution

## The correct option is A Yellow – Major segment, Purple – Minor segment Chord AB divides the circle into two regions. The yellow region bounded by chord AB and the major arc is called the major segment. The purple region bounded by chord AB and the minor arc is called the minor segment.

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