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 Subject: radius of a circle Category: Science > Math Asked by: blisstout-ga List Price: \$5.00 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 09:35 PST Expires: 10 Mar 2006 09:35 PST Question ID: 443143
 ```how do you find the radius of a circle with a given chord length of 30' and a segment height of 2'? Definition: The chord length is the distance between two points on the circle(A-B) and the segment height is measured from the midpoint of chord AB perpendicular to the nearest point on the circle circumference. Thanks``` Subject: Re: radius of a circle Answered By: redhoss-ga on 08 Feb 2006 11:15 PST Rated: ```Hello blisstout, I found the formula you need in my "Machinery's Handbook". r = (c^2 + 4h^2) / 8h For your problem: h = 2' c = 30' r = (900 + 16) / 16 = 57.25' Ask for a clarification if this is not what you wanted. Redhoss``` Request for Answer Clarification by blisstout-ga on 08 Feb 2006 12:21 PST `thanks! Just what I needed.` Clarification of Answer by redhoss-ga on 08 Feb 2006 12:29 PST `You are most welcome.`
 blisstout-ga rated this answer: and gave an additional tip of: \$1.00 `Thanks! Any luck with my other question regarding steel spans?`  