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A line which intersects a circle at 2 distinct points is called a



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A

Secant

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B

Chord

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C

Tangent

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D

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The correct option is A

Secant


A secant is a line that intersects a circle at 2 distinct points whereas a chord is a line segment that joins 2 points on a circle. And a line which touches a circle at just one point is called as a tangent and the radius to the point of tangency is always perpendicular to the tangent.

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