shaalaa.com
S

Solution - Construction of Tangents to a Circle

Account
User


Login
Register


      Forgot password?
Share
Notifications

View all notifications
Books Shortlist
Your shortlist is empty

Questions

Draw a right triangle ABC in which AB = 6 cm, BC = 8 cm and ∠B = 90°. Draw BD perpendicular from B on AC and draw a circle passing through the points B, C and D. Construct tangents from A to this circle.

Let ABC be a right triangle in which AB = 6 cm, BC = 8 cm and ∠B = 90°. BD is the perpendicular from B on AC. The circle through B, C, and D is drawn. Construct the tangents from A to this circle. Give the justification of the construction.

Solution

You need to to view the solution
Is there an error in this question or solution?

Similar questions VIEW ALL

Draw a circle of radius 3 cm. Take two points P and Q on one of its extended diameter each at a distance of 7 cm from its centre. Draw tangents to the circle from these two points P and Q. Give the justification of the construction.

view solution

Draw a line segment AB of length 8 cm. Taking A as centre, draw a circle of radius 4 cm and taking B as centre, draw another circle of radius 3 cm. Construct tangents to each circle from the centre of the other circle.

view solution

Draw a circle of radius 3 cm. Draw a pair of tangents to this circle, which are inclined to each other at an angle of 60º.

view solution

Draw the tangents to the circle from the point L with radius 2.7 cm. Point ‘L’ is at a distance 6.9 cm from the centre ‘M’.

view solution

Draw a circle with the help of a bangle. Take a point outside the circle. Construct the pair of tangents from this point to the circles. Give the justification of the construction.

view solution

Content BooksVIEW ALL [1]

Reference Material

Solution for concept: Construction of Tangents to a Circle. For the course 8th-10th CBSE
S