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ConceptConstruction of Tangents to a Circle

#### Question

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.

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