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Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

$P$, $Q$ 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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If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.


 

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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