A rhombus is formed by two radii and two chords of a circle of diameter 20 units. What is the area of the rhombus?

Answer is 86.60

Ok I know i should provide a solution for this but my main problem is visualizing the problem in the first place. I really really don't see how two circles can form a rhombus? May I have some help drawing this?


There's one circle. The rhombus has four sides. Two of the four sides are radii of the circle, and the other two are chords of the circle:

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My diagram is a little crooked. Remember that the four sides of a rhombus are always equal in length, and the radii of a circle are all equal in length.


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