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The figure below shows a triangle with vertices A and B on a circle and vertex C outside it. Side AC is tangent to the circle. Side BC is a secant intersecting the circle at point X: What is the measure of angle ACB?

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    A. 32 B.60 C.28 D.16

  3. shesolitt
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    I know its not 28 i did it and i got it wrong.

  4. shesolitt
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    @GirlgoyleH. @freegirl11112 @Kate_J2002 @adilalvi @Loser66 @Wendysbro @sleepyhead314 PLEASE HELPP

  5. sleepyhead314
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    what are we looking for?

  6. shesolitt
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    what is the measure of acb @sleepyhead314

  7. sleepyhead314
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    http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/geometry/gp15/circleangles.htm

  8. sleepyhead314
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    that link should cover all the rules we need

  9. sleepyhead314
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    so using this... the arc XA would be 56 * 2

  10. sleepyhead314
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    and then angle C would be... <ACB = (1/2)(176 - 112)

  11. sleepyhead314
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    Simplifying that ^^ should get you to the right answer :)

  12. shesolitt
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    so the answer would be 32 right?

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    @sleepyhead314 thank you so much!!!

  14. sleepyhead314
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    32 would be correct :)

  15. sleepyhead314
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    you might want to familiarize yourself with the rules listed in the link I gave that should help you with your future questions ^_^

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