Today we looked at a new type of line related to circles. A tangent is a line that only touches a circle at one point.
A tangent line is a lot like a grazing shot with an arrow. I like to imagine the circle as a target and the tangent line as the path of the arrow. A arrow that just touches the target and passes by is a tangent line.
Copy this link to read the first two tangent related theorems that we applied in the classwork and homework. http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/geometry/GP14/TanCircles.htm
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