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Q: What kind of angle is inscribed in a semicircle?

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a right angle

A right angle triangle will fit into a semicircle.

An inscribed angle is an angle with its vertex on a circle and with sides that contain chords of the circle.

An inscribed angle.

An arc.

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a right angle

It's a STRAIGHT angle

All triangles inscribed in a semicircle with one side of the triangle being the diameter of the semicircle are right triangles.

A sector is the area enclosed by two radii of a circle and their intercepted arc, and the angle that is formed by these radii, is called a central angle. A central angle is measured by its intercepted arc. It has the same number of degrees as the arc it intercepts. For example, a central angle which is a right angle intercepts a 90 degrees arc; a 30 degrees central angle intercepts a 30 degrees arc, and a central angle which is a straight angle intercepts a semicircle of 180 degrees. Whereas, an inscribed angle is an angle whose vertex is on the circle and whose sides are chords. An inscribed angle is also measured by its intercepted arc. But, it has one half of the number of degrees of the arc it intercepts. For example, an inscribed angle which is a right angle intercepts a 180 degrees arc. So, we can say that an angle inscribed in a semicircle is a right angle; a 30 degrees inscribed angle intercepts a 60 degrees arc. In the same or congruent circles, congruent inscribed angles have congruent intercepted arcs.

Yes. It follows from one of the circle theorems which states that the angle subtended in a semicircle is a right angle.

A right angle triangle will fit into a semicircle.

An inscribed angle.

An inscribed angle is an angle with its vertex on a circle and with sides that contain chords of the circle.

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