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  • one year ago

How many tangents that are common to both circles can be drawn? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3

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  1. anonymous
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  2. zepdrix
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    |dw:1439006775745:dw|Hmmm :d

  3. zepdrix
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    |dw:1439006825439:dw|How bout this one? yah? :)

  4. zepdrix
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    see any others?

  5. anonymous
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    hmm could one be drawn on the other side?

  6. zepdrix
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    |dw:1439006866593:dw|Hmm ok cool we found another :O

  7. zepdrix
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    Can you see any other location? :) I think I see one more!!

  8. anonymous
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    Really? :o

  9. zepdrix
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    |dw:1439006923678:dw|There are a bunch of places that clearly WON'T work, ya?

  10. zepdrix
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    But I see oneeeee :O

  11. anonymous
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    I'm so confused :o cause my options are 0, 1, 2, 3

  12. zepdrix
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    ya we found 2 so far. and im saying that i think i see a third option, without giving it away just yet lol <.<

  13. zepdrix
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    my last picture was showing options that will not work

  14. anonymous
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    Oh! haha I thought the answer was 4, I was like .. :o

  15. zepdrix
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    This one is like a fun riddle +_+ I hate the just give it away, you don't see it??

  16. anonymous
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    No. oh goodness.

  17. zepdrix
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    fine fine fine i show you -_-

  18. zepdrix
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    |dw:1439007124866:dw|

  19. anonymous
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    NO WAY

  20. zepdrix
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    "touches" both circles like we need a tangent line to do, and its common for both, ya? :O

  21. zepdrix
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    ahh i stole all the fun on that one :P oh well, i guess that gives us our answer, ya? :D since clearly our options don't give us anything more than 3.

  22. anonymous
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    Thank you for all the help! I have plenty more questions haha :p

  23. zepdrix
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    XD

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