This concept teaches students to solve for missing segments created by a tangent line and a secant line intersecting outside a circle.
Segments from Secants and Tangents Interactive
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Shows calculations with secant segments and tangent segments.
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Theorems for chords, secants, and tangents (of a circle) are covered in this study guide.