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ConceptNumber of Tangents from a Point on a Circle  

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A triangle ABC is drawn to circumscribe a circle of radius 4 cm such that the segments BD and DC into which BC is divided by the point of contact D are of lengths 8 cm and 6 cm respectively (see given figure). Find the sides AB and AC.

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Solution for concept: Number of Tangents from a Point on a Circle. For the course 8th-10th CBSE
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