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Question 7:

Draw a circle with the help of a bangle. Take a point outside the circle. Construct the pair of tangents from this point to the circles. Give the justification of the construction.

Answer:

The required tangents can be constructed on the given circle as follows.

Step 1

Draw a circle with the help of a bangle.

Step 2

Take a point P outside this circle and take two chords QR and ST.

Step 3

Draw perpendicular bisectors of these chords. Let them intersect each other at point O.

Step 4

Join PO and bisect it. Let U be the mid-point of PO. Takā€¦

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