Definition of Inscribed Polygon
Inscribed Polygon is defined as a polygon placed inside a circle so that all the vertices of the polygon lie on the circumference of the circle.
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All the sides are chords in an inscribed polygon.
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Ques: How many inscribed polygons are there in the figure?
Correct Answer: D
Step 1: A polygon is said to be inscribed in a circle if each of its sides is a chord.
Step 2: △ABD, △BCD, △ADC, △ABC and quadrilateral ABCD are the only inscribed polygons.
Step 3: △AOD, △DOC, △OCB and △AOB are not inscribed polygons, because all of their sides are not chords of the circle.
Step 4: So, 5 polygons are inscribed in the figure.