This concept teaches students about tangent lines and how to apply theorems related to tangents of circles.
and are tangent to Circle O. Move point L in order to manipulate the tangent lines.
This video gives more detail about the mathematical principles presented in Tangent Lines.
This video shows how to work step-by-step through one or more of the examples in Tangent Lines.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Tangent Lines.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
This study guide reviews the terminology for circles (tangent, arcs, central angles) and the equation for a circle.