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Which of the following statements is not true?
A. A tangent to a circle intersects the circle exactly at one point.

B. The point common to the circle and its tangent is called the point of contact.

C. The tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius of the circle through the point of contact.

D. A straight line can meet a circle at one point only.

Answer :

A straight line can meet a circle at two points in case if it is a chord or diameter or a line intersecting the circle at two points.

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