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**{7/3}****Member**- Registered: 2013-02-11
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"in any circle a central angle is proportional to the arc it creates"-is this a postulate or proposition?

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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In book 3 of the Elements, Euclid treats it as a postulate (definition).

definition 11. Similar segments of circles are those accepting equal angles,

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Thanks.

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