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  • 3 years ago

Determine whether line segment FG is tangent to circle E. True or False

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  1. janessia
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    @jim_thompson5910

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    you need to see if angle EGF is a right angle so you need to determine if triangle EGF is a right triangle

  4. jim_thompson5910
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    how do we do that?

  5. janessia
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    hmmmm pathagorean therom?

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    yep

  7. janessia
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    or wait no not tht im stupid sorry lol

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    if you can show that 17^2 + 26^2 = 30^2 is true, then it is a right triangle

  9. janessia
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    oh u can use that?

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    no it's correct

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    yes

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    it's really the converse, but who cares lol

  13. janessia
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    yayy hold on

  14. janessia
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    its not a right angle

  15. jim_thompson5910
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    good because 17^2 + 26^2 = 30^2 turns into 965 = 900 which is FALSE

  16. jim_thompson5910
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    so FG is NOT a tangent

  17. janessia
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    ayyyeeee!!! lol im gettin it! i wish u could have been here to help me through the rest of the geometry cuz i failed it lol

  18. jim_thompson5910
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    well you're doing great now, so that's good

  19. janessia
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    hay im bout to post another question i need help with i think i know how to solve it but im not sure

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