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Posted by **yadlay** on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 12:07am.

A = (1, 0). Segment AB is tangent to the circle. In terms of theta, find its length.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 12:49amIsn't it just

tanØ = AB/1

tanØ = AB

Ø = arctan(AB) or tan^-1(AB)

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 12:50amThe length AB = tanØ

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