Name: ___________________Date:___________________

kwizNET Subscribers, please login to turn off the Ads!
 Email us to get an instant 20% discount on highly effective K-12 Math & English kwizNET Programs!

### High School Mathematics - 28.12 Construction of a Tangent to a Circle

 Step 1: Draw any chord PQ of the circle through P as shown. Step 2: Take any point R on the major arc PQ. Join PR and QR. Step 3: COnstruct angle OPX equal to angle PRQ. PX is the required tangent at P. Steps to construct a tangent to a circle from an external point Construction of Direct common tangents to 2 circles of equal radii whose centers are at a given distance from each other Construction of Direct common tangents to 2 circles of different radii Construction of tranverse tangents Directions: Construct tangents to the following.

 Name: ___________________Date:___________________

### High School Mathematics - 28.12 Construction of a Tangent to a Circle

 Q 1: Construct a tangent to a circle of radius 2cm from a point 5cm away from the centerAnswer: Q 2: Draw direct common tangents to 2 circles of radii 2cm whose centers are 5cm apart. Answer: Q 3: Construct direct common tangents to 2 circles of radii 3cm and 2cm whose centers are 6.5cm apart.Answer: Q 4: Construct transverse common tangent to circles of radii 2cm and 1 cm whose centers are 5.5 cm apartAnswer: Q 5: Draw direct common tangents to 2 circles of radii 4cm whose centers are 5cm apart. Answer: Q 6: Draw direct common tangents to 2 circles of radii 6cm whose centers are 5cm apart. Answer: Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!

#### Subscription to kwizNET Learning System costs less than \$1 per month & offers the following benefits:

• Unrestricted access to grade appropriate lessons, quizzes, & printable worksheets
• Instant scoring of online quizzes
• Progress tracking and award certificates to keep your student motivated
• Unlimited practice with auto-generated 'WIZ MATH' quizzes
• Child-friendly website with no advertisements

© 2003-2007 kwizNET Learning System LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced, displayed, modified or distributed without the express prior written permission of the copyright holder. For permission, contact info@kwizNET.com
For unlimited printable worksheets & more, go to http://www.kwizNET.com.