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# There is a circular swimming pool with centre O. There are 2 points on the wall named A and B. A rope is attached between A and B. This rope separates the shallow section of pool from deep section of pool. The shallow section is the smaller section. Which of following statements are true?

A

The shallow section is a sector

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B

The shallow section is a segment

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C

The area of circle between OA and OB is an arc.

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D

The shallow section is an arc.

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Solution

## The correct option is B The shallow section is a segment Segment is that part of a circle which is made by a straight line and enclosed by an arc. And the straight line which touches any two points in a circle. So, here the shallow section is a segment.

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