# Solution - Number of Tangents from a Point on a Circle

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ConceptNumber of Tangents from a Point on a Circle

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In the following figure, Q is the centre of a circle and PM, PN are tangent segments to the circle. If ∠MPN = 50°, find ∠MQN.

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