Q. 24.4( 93 Votes )

(i) A tangent to a circle intersects it in point (s).

(ii) A line intersecting a circle in two points is called a .

(iii) A circle can have parallel tangents at the most.

(iv) The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called.

Answer :

(i) A tangent to a circle intersects it in One point.

XY is a tangent which intersect the circle at A.

(ii) A line intersecting a circle in two points is called a Secant.

(iii) A circle can have Two parallel tangents at the most.

AB and CD are two parallel tangents

(iv) The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called the Point of contact.

A is point of contact here.

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