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Draw tangents to the circle with center ‘C’ and radius 3.6 cm, from a point B at a distance of 7.2 cm from the center of the circle. - Geometry

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Draw tangents to the circle with center ‘C’ and radius 3.6 cm, from a point B at a distance of 7.2 cm from the center of the circle.

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Solution

Construction:-

Steps of Construction:

  1. Construct a circle with centre C and radius 3.6cm. Take point B such that CB =7.2cm.
  2. Obtain Midpoint M of seg CB. Draw a circle with centre M and radius MB.
  3. Let A and D be the points of intersection of these two circles. Draw lines BA and BD which are the required tangents.

Concept: Construction of Tangents to a Circle
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