From Latin: adjacere - "lie near"
with the same
center, sharing a common endpoint
Try this Drag one of the orange dots that define the endpoints of the two adjacent arcs.
The red and blue arcs will adjust themselves to remain adjacent.
Adjacent arcs are two arcs on the same
This means they are, in effect, joined end to end to create a larger arc.
In the figure above, drag any orange dot. The red and blue arcs will adjust to remain adjacent, forming a larger arc whose
is the sum of them.
- Do not overlap, and
- Share a common end point.
The length of each arc can be added together to get the
arc length of the larger arc.
Other circle topics
Equations of a circle
Angles in a circle
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