# Chords and Diameters

Chords and Diameters

A **chord** of a circle is any line segment joining two points on the circumference of the circle. In the following figure, AB is a chord of the circle drawn:

A chord which passes through the center of the circle is known as a **diameter chord**, or simply a diameter. In the following figure, AB and CD are two diameter chords of the circle drawn:

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