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**Secant**of the circle . Ex . 31. If ABE and DCE are two**secants**of a circle which make equal angles with the line connecting E with the center of the circle , then chord AB = chord DC . ( Use § 193. ) B 2 PROPOSITION XI . THEOREM 195. In ... Page 104

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**secant**AB turns about the point A in the direction indicated by the arrow . The point B moves closer to the point A. When B finally coincides with A , the line assumes the position XY . XY is called a tangent to the circle . A tangent ... Page 110

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**secant**: A- E -B F Hypothesis . AB is tangent to O CED at E ; Conclusion . Proof . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .**secant**CD || AB . CE = DE . Draw diameter EF . .. EFLAB . .. EFL CD . .. CEDE . = CASE II . When both lines are**secants**: Why ? Why ... Page 120

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**secants**intersecting outside the circle is measured by one half the differ- ence between its intercepted arcs . B ...**secant**and a tangent is measured by one half the difference between its intercepted arcs . Prove E is measured by ... Page 161

... in . , a chord 14 in . long is drawn through a point which is 4 in . from the center . What are the two segments of the chord ? ( Represent one segment by x . ) 285. If a

... in . , a chord 14 in . long is drawn through a point which is 4 in . from the center . What are the two segments of the chord ? ( Represent one segment by x . ) 285. If a

**secant**PA is drawn to a circle SIMILAR POLYGONS 161.### Other editions - View all

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ABCD acute angle adjacent angles adjoining figure altitude angles are equal apothem base bisector bisects central angle chord circle of radius circumscribed polygons Conclusion congruent Construct a triangle Determine diagonals diameter divide Draw drawn equal angles equal circles equal respectively equal sides equidistant equilateral triangle extended exterior angle geometry given circle given point given segment given triangle Hence homologous sides hypotenuse Hypothesis intersect isosceles trapezoid isosceles triangle length mean proportional median meeting AC mid-point Note number of sides opposite sides parallel parallelogram pentagon perigon perimeter perpendicular perpendicular-bisector PROPOSITION quadrilateral radii ratio rectangle regular inscribed polygons regular polygon rhombus right angle right triangle secant similar triangles straight angle straight line Suggestion Suggestions.-1 Supplementary Exercises tangent THEOREM trapezoid triangle ABC triangle equal Try to prove vertex ZAOB

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