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

TP2 = 16 × (16 − 12) = 16 × 4 = 64 = (8)2

Therefore, TP = 8 cm 

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 Selina Solution for Concise Mathematics for Class 10 ICSE (2020 (Latest))
Chapter 18: Tangents and Intersecting Chords
Exercise 18 (C) | Q: 31 | Page no. 287
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In the Given Figure, Find Tp If at = 16 Cm and Ab = 12 Cm. Concept: Tangent to a Circle.
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