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In the Given Figure, Find Tp If at = 16 Cm and Ab = 12 Cm. - ICSE Class 10 - Mathematics

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Question

In the given figure, find TP if AT = 16 cm and AB = 12 cm.

 

Solution

PT is the tangent and TBA is the secant of the circle.
Therefore, TP2 = TA x TB

`TP^2 = 16 × (16 − 12) = 16 × 4 = 64 = (8)^2`
Therefore, TP = 8 cm

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Solution In the Given Figure, Find Tp If at = 16 Cm and Ab = 12 Cm. Concept: Tangent to a Circle.
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