Class 9 Maths Circles Minor & Major Sector

Minor & Major Sector

The region between an arc and the two radii, joining the centre to the end points of the arc is called a sector. Minor arc corresponds to the minor sector and the major arc corresponds to the major sector.

In the figure given, region in cream color is Major sector & Region in grey color is minor sector.

When two arc are equal, that is each is a semicircle then both the sector are called Semicircular region.


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