# What is an inscribed angle define explain?

In geometry, an inscribed angle is the angle formed in the interior of a circle when two chords intersect on the circle. It can also be defined as the angle subtended at a point on the circle by two given points on the circle. Equivalently, an inscribed angle is defined by two chords of the circle sharing an endpoint.

## What is an inscribed angle define explain?

In geometry, an inscribed angle is the angle formed in the interior of a circle when two chords intersect on the circle. It can also be defined as the angle subtended at a point on the circle by two given points on the circle. Equivalently, an inscribed angle is defined by two chords of the circle sharing an endpoint.

## What is a conjecture in a circle?

Conjecture (Tangent Conjecture I ): Any tangent line to a circle is perpendicular to the radius drawn to the point of tangency. Conjecture (Tangent Conjecture II ): Tangent segments to a circle from a point outside the circle are equal in length.

What is an inscribed angle in a circle?

An inscribed angle in a circle is formed by two chords that have a common end point on the circle. This common end point is the vertex of the angle. Here, the circle with center O has the inscribed angle ∠ABC. The other end points than the vertex, A and C define the intercepted arc ⌢AC of the circle.

### What does an inscribed angle intercept?

Inscribed angles are angles whose vertices are on a circle and that intersect an arc on the circle. The measure of an inscribed angle is half of the measure of the intercepted arc and half the measure of the central angle intersecting the same arc. Inscribed angles that intercept the same arc are congruent.

### How do you prove the inscribed angle theorem?

You can probably prove this by slicing the circle in half through the center of the circle and the vertex of the inscribed angle then use Thales’ Theorem to reach case A again (kind of a modified version of case B actually).

What is the difference between inscribed and central angles?

Central Angles: Angles with the vertex located at the center of the circle. The measure of the central angle is the same as the measure of the arc it intercepts. Inscribed Angles: Angles with the vertex located on the circumference of the circle.

#### What conjecture can you make about the measure of the inscribed angle?

The precise statement of the conjectures: Proof: The measure of each inscribed angle is exactly half the measure of its intercepted arc. Since they have the same intercepted arc, they have the same measure.

#### What is the measure of an inscribed angle that intercepts a semicircle?

90°
Theorem 72: If an inscribed angle intercepts a semicircle, then its measure is 90°.

What does an inscribed angle look like?

An inscribed angle is an angle whose vertex is on a circle and whose sides contain chords of a circle. This is different than the central angle, whose vertex is at the center of a circle. If you recall, the measure of the central angle is congruent to the measure of the minor arc.

## What is the relation of inscribed angle and its intercepted arc?

Theorem 70: The measure of an inscribed angle in a circle equals half the measure of its intercepted arc.

Why is inscribed angle theorem true?

The inscribed angle theorem is also called the angle at the center theorem as the inscribed angle is half of the central angle. Since the endpoints are fixed, the central angle is always the same no matter where it is on the same arc between the endpoints.