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High School Mathematics - 2
8.11 Construction of a Tangent to a Circle from a Point Outside the Circle


    Given: A circle with centre O and a point P outside it.
  1. Step 1: Join OP and bisect it. Let M be the mid-point of OP.
  2. Step 2: Taking M as centre and MO as radius, draw a semicircle. Let it intersect the given circle at Q.
  3. Join PQ. PQ is the required tangent from P to the circle.

Directions: Construct tangents for the following.
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Q 2: Draw a tangent to a circle of radius 9 cms at a point 11 cm away from the centre.
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Q 4: Draw a tangent to a circle of radius 7 cms at a point 9 cm away from the centre.
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Q 5: Draw a tangent to a circle of radius 6 cms at a point 8 cm away from the centre.
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Q 6: Draw a tangent to a circle of radius 3 cms at a point 5 cm away from the centre.
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