Problems on Circles I: Dissecting a Circle

Given a circle and points A and B, construct a circle passing through A and B and dividing the circumference of into two equal arcs. You can vary the red objects: A, B, the center, and a point on . Note what happens when A is at the center of or when A, B and the center of are aligned.
The circumference of is halved, but is the area of as well?



  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
    • Share:

Embed Interactive Demonstration New!

Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site. More details »

Files require Wolfram CDF Player or Mathematica.