Arc

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An arc is a part of a circle. An arc is a curved line. The curve of an arc is constant and does not change (that is, an arc has constant curvature). It sometimes is portrayed as a dotted line.

In a circle, the arc from point A to point B is written as .[1][2] We call the length of an arc an arc length. For an arc on a circle with radius subtended by an angle , its arc length is precisely .[3]

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  1. "List of Geometry and Trigonometry Symbols". Math Vault. 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  2. "Arc - Math word definition - Math Open Reference". www.mathopenref.com. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  3. Weisstein, Eric W. "Arc". mathworld.wolfram.com. Retrieved 2020-09-24.