Q. 194.7( 3 Votes )

Draw two tangents

Answer :


Construction:


1) Construct a circle of radius AB = 3.5 cm.


2) Make a point P at a distance of OP = 6.2 cm, and join OP.


3) Draw a perpendicular bisector of OP.


4) Taking Q as centre and radius OQ = PQ, draw a circle to intersect the given circle at X and Y.


5) Join PX and PY to obtain the required tangents.


6) Thus, PX and PY are the required tangents.


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