Geometry

posted by .

Suppose that line t is tangent to circle center O and radius OP at point P and that secant l, which is
parallel to t, intersects circle at the two points A and B.

Prove chords AB and BP are congruent

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. calc

    standard equation of circle concentric with X^2+Y^2-2X-8Y+1=0 and tangent to line 2X-Y=3 Complete the squares to find the center of the circle. X^2+Y^2-2X-8Y+1=0 (x-1)^2+(y-4)^2 - 16 =0 The center is (1,4) and the radius for the given …
  2. Geometry

    Prove that the tangents to a circle at the endpoints of a diameter are parallel. State what is given, what is to be proved, and your plan of proof. Then write a two-column proof. Hint draw a DIAGRAM with the points labeled. Can some …
  3. Geometry

    I have a circle with a Tangent line, DE, running along it and connecting with another line, FC, which runs through the center of the circle to the other side.I have connected the center of the circle with point E on the edge of the …
  4. Geometry

    I have a circle with a Tangent line, DE, running along it and connecting with another line, FC, which runs through the center of the circle to the other side.I have connected the center of the circle with point E on the edge of the …
  5. Math (Pre Cal)

    Hi, I am studying for a precalculus quiz and I do not understand this hw problem: "The tangent line to a circle may be defined as the point that intersects a circle in a single point... If the equation of the circle is x^2+y^2=r^2 …
  6. homework check

    which if the following statements is false?
  7. GEOMETRY INSCRIBED ANGLES MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION

    segment BC is tangent to circle A at B and to circle D at C. (Not drawn to scale) AB=10 BC=25 and DC=3. Find AD to the nearest tenth. Hint: Draw an auxiliary line from D to segment BA. {There are two circles, the larger one has point …
  8. Geometry

    Triangle RSU has two of its points(R and S) on the sides of a circle. Line SU forms a secant ray that passes through the diameter of the circle. Angle S is 30 degrees, the measure of arc RS is 84 degrees, and RU is tangent to the circle …
  9. Analytic Geometry - lengths?

    Square ABCD has sides of length 4, and M is the midpoint of CD . A circle with radius 2 and center intersects a circle with radius 4 and center A at points P and D . What is the distance from P to AD?
  10. Geometry

    A secant and a tangent to a circle intersect in a 42 degree angle. The two arcs of the circle intercepted by the secant and tangent have measures in a 7:3 ratio. Find the measure of the third arc. If someone could help me figure out …

More Similar Questions