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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

a class mate insists that segment YZ is not a tangent to circle X... explain how to show that ur class mate is wrong

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  1. anonymous
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    Do you have a picture? A couple of things to look at: A line is tangent to a circle IF: The line only touches one point on the rim of the circle The radius to the point that the line touches is 90 degrees

  2. anonymous
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    ok now how do i find the radius if segment DE is tangent to circle C.. and DE=4 and CE=8

  3. anonymous
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    You would need more information unless either D or E is on the circle

  4. anonymous
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    D is on the circle but so is a random F

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