CBSE Class 10-Mathematics: Chapter – 12 Areas Related to Circles Part 23 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question 22:

A chord of a circle of radius subtends an angle of at the centre. Find the area of the corresponding segment of the circle.

A Chord of a Circle of Radius



Area of minor sector

For, Area of ,

Draw OM .

In right triangles OMA and OMB,

[Radii of same circle]


[RHS congruency]

In right angled triangle OMA,


Area of

Area of minor segment Area of minor sector – Area of

And Area of major segment

Area of minor segment