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Major or minor circular arc

  1. Feb 26, 2008 #1
    I have 3 points defined on an arc of a circle.I need to identify whether they lie on the major arc or minor arc.How is it possible?

    I know the three points.
    I know the radius of the circle
     
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  3. Feb 26, 2008 #2

    mathman

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    There are three possible arcs, since any one of the points can be defined to be the interior point.
     
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