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Lengths of Chords, Secants and Tangents

Lengths of Chords, Secants and Tangents

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Author: Al Feldblum
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At the end of this lesson, you will be able to calculate the lengths of the following:

2 intersecting chords

2 secants intersecting outside of a circle

a secant and a tangent intersecting outside of a circle.

This lesson demonstrates the methods used to determine the the lengths of the following:

2 intersecting chords

2 secants intersecting outside of a circle

a secant and a tangent intersecting outside of a circle.

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Segment Lengths in Circles

Segment lengths in circles lesson notes from Scott Davidson, Mar 12, 2012

Source: You Tube, Scott Davidson, uploaded March 12, 2012

Segment Lengths in Circles

This is the PDF document with the notes completed in class.

Students found the lengths of chords in a circle; secants through a circle; secants and tangents; and tangents to a circle.

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