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Two tangents drawn to a circle from a point are at right angles to each other. What are the measures of the intercepted arcs?BBB fff
Step 1: Let the measures of the smaller intercepted arc and the larger intercepted arc be
Step 2: 90 =
[Measure of the angle between the tangents =
× difference between the measures of the intercepted arcs.]
= 360[Measure of the major arc + Measure of the minor arc = 360.]
Step 5: 2
= 540[Add step 3 and step 4.]
Step 8: The measures of the intercepted arcs are 90 and 270.