Q. 24.4( 147 Votes )

Fill in the blanks :

(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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