# Math

Two concentric circles have radii of 24cm and 26cm. What is the length of the chord that is tangent to the inner circle?

I don't understand the tangent, like where do I draw the line?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 105
asked by Summer
1. http://www.google.com/#q=tangent+circle

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
2. Note
the tangent is perpendicular to the radius where it hits the circle.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Damon

## Similar Questions

1. ### math-geometry

The sum of the radii of two concentric circles is 40. A chord with length 36 of the larger circle is trisected by the smaller circle. The area of the smaller circle is k*pi. Find the value of k. Express your answer as an exact

asked by paragon on January 17, 2008
2. ### maths

Two circles with centers a and b of radii 3 cm and 4 cm res , intersecting at two points c and d such that ac and bc are two tangets of the circles, then length of common chord .

asked by Phalgun on February 17, 2015
3. ### maths

two circles of radii 10 cm and 17 cm intersect at two points and distance between their centers is 21 cm.find length of common chord

asked by anshika on January 1, 2013
4. ### Math

If a, b ( b is greaterthan a) be the diameters of two concentric circles and 'c' be the length of a chord of a circle which is tangent to the other circle, then find the value of b in terms of a and c.

asked by Yogita on January 22, 2019
5. ### Math

(Two concentric circles are shown)The smaller circle's circumference is 10pi. The chord's length is 24. What is the diameter of the larger circle.

asked by Hannah Montana on May 23, 2011
6. ### PleaseHelp! Geometry!

Suppose that the area between a pair of concentric circles is 49pi. Find the length of a chord in the larger circle that is tangent to the smaller circle.

asked by BillyBobJoe on August 22, 2015
7. ### geometry

two concentric circles with center E, AB = 40 CD = 24, CD is perpendicular to AE, and AB is tangent at C. FInd AF AB is chord in big circle. CD is chord in little circle and C is center of AB.

asked by mary on April 13, 2014
8. ### Math

A Target consists of three concentric circles with the same center. The radii of the circles have lengths of 3 inches, 7 inches and 9 inches. The 7 inch radii spacing is shaded. (To the nearest percent,) What percent of the target

asked by LP on November 16, 2012
9. ### geometry

findthe exact area of the region bounded by two concentric circles with a radii of 10 and 6 inches

asked by buzz on May 18, 2013
10. ### Math

A chord 30cm long is 20cm from the centre of a circle calculate the length of a chord which is 24cm from the centre.

asked by Agape on April 12, 2016

More Similar Questions