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Weekly Problem 23 - 2008

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

$P$, $Q$ and $R$ are points on the circumference of a circle of radius 4cm. $\angle PQR=45^o$. What is the length of chord $PR$?
 

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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