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Draw a circle of radius 4 cm. Draw a tangent to the circle, making an angle of 60° with a line passing through the centre.

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Steps Of construction:

Step 1. Draw a circle with centre O and radius 4 cm.
Step 2. Draw radius OA and produce it to B.
Step 3. Make AOP = 30°AOP = 60°.
Step 4. Draw PQ OP , meeting OB at Q.
Step 5. Then, PQ is the desired tangent, such that OQP = 60°.

OQP = 30°

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