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July 23rd, 2013, 07:25 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Looking for a formula to calculate a chord length
I am sorry to post such a lame question to all you fine people, but you either know or you don't...and I don't. What I am looking for is a formula that calculates the length X shown in the picture attached. I am given 'Y' dimension and Diameter 'D' only 
July 23rd, 2013, 09:44 AM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 407  Re: Looking for a formula to calculate a chord length Hello, rainycat! Quote:
Code: x D *    * C  * ry  * r  * * O [color=beige]. . . . . [/color] Last edited by skipjack; July 31st, 2015 at 10:59 PM.  
July 24th, 2013, 12:50 AM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Re: Looking for a formula to calculate a chord length
Beautiful. Works a treat thank you, that's much appreciated.


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