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Ex 10.2, 10 - Prove that angle between two tangents drawn - Theorem 10.1: Tangent perpendicular to radius (proof type)

Ex 10.2, 10 - Chapter 10 Class 10 Circles - Part 2


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Ex 10.2,10 Prove that the angle between the two tangents drawn from an external point to a circle is supplementary to the angle subtended by the line-segment joining the points of contact at the centre. Given: A circle with center O. Tangents PA and PB drawn from external point P To prove: APB + AOB = 180 Proof: In quadrilateral OAPB OAP + APB + OBP + AOB = 360 Putting values of angles 90 + APB + 90 + AOB = 360 180 + APB + AOB = 360 APB + AOB = 360 180 APB + AOB = 180 Hence proved

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