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Construct tangents from an external point to a circle.


Solution

Let P be a point outside the circle having Centre O.

Step 1: Join OP.

Step 2: Draw perpendicular bisector of OP.

Step 3: Draw a circle with a Centre M and radius MO to intersect the given circle at points A and B.

Step 4: Join AP and BP.

These are the two required tangents.

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