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two equal circles of radius 5 cm have two common tangent AB and CD which touch the circle on A, C and B, D respectively and if CD = 24 cm, find the length of AB.
 2 years ago
two equal circles of radius 5 cm have two common tangent AB and CD which touch the circle on A, C and B, D respectively and if CD = 24 cm, find the length of AB.

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AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can i know what did you attempt here?

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can i know what was your attempt here?

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in a traingle bcd, i apply pythagoras theorem

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok you see for getting AB we need to take one more triangle.can you tell which one that will be?

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well try to think of a triangle containing AB

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u think taking a triangle BCD is right

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay...wait ..the other triangle be ABC.

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to make things clear join OB

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in btw hw did u get bcd as rt angled ? :P

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's why i m saying i m wrong , we can't take tr.BCD

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i will try my best to draw that

Anuska
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea thn tk d triangle AOD

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@msingh i hand over this one to her :) seeya

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0vat is value of AD and OA

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well msing we need to use property of tangents from same point i guess

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lemme try this on properly ...

sirm3d
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2draw a segment joining the centers.

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ABOO' is a rectangle it seems

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my first attempt on this question wasnt as succesful as i thought .well this one was nice :)

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@msingh any doubts here?

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when the triangle are congruent, vat after that

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0find OO' using that !!

sirm3d
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2OP=12 because the triangles O'CP and ODP are congruent

sirm3d
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2use pythagorean theorem to find the length of hypotenuse OP of triangle ODP

msingh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank u @AravindG and @sirm3d

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i liked @sirm3d novelty :P
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