Home > High School: Geometry > Circles > Longest Chord in a Circle

Longest Chord in a Circle

Directions: What is the longest chord in a circle that has an area of 25π square units?



What is a circle’s longest chord?



The diameter is a circle’s longest chord.  A circle with an area of 25π has a radius of 5 units and a diameter of 10 units.

Source: Nanette Johnson

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Check Also


Directions: Given triangle ABC with vertices (-8,2), (-2,2), and (-2, 8), create triangle DEF in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *