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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 7 years ago

How is the formula for finding arc length similar to the formula to finding area of a sector?

1 Answer

  • Rogue
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    arc length = θr [where θ is the angle formed at the center between the two radius points at the ends of the arc . θ must be in radians]

    area of a sector = (1/2)θr²,[ this is the area between the arc, and the two radius lines that form it. again θ must be in radians. ]

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