Tangent 3

In a circle with centre O radius is 4√5 cm. EC is the tangent to the circle at point D. Segment AB IS THE DIAMETER of given circle. POINT A is joined with POINT E and POINT B is joined with POINT C. Find DC if BC IS 8cm.

Correct result:

x =  NAN cm

Solution:

r=4 5=4 5 cm8.9443 cm c=8 cm x=r+c2r2=8.9443+828.94432=NAN cmr=4 \cdot \ \sqrt{ 5 }=4 \ \sqrt{ 5 } \ \text{cm} \doteq 8.9443 \ \text{cm} \ \\ c=8 \ \text{cm} \ \\ x=r + \sqrt{ c^2 - r^2 }=8.9443 + \sqrt{ 8^2 - 8.9443^2 }=NAN \ \text{cm}



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Matikar
Problem has no solution because  r > c

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Hey I can't get this coz I never started this yet

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I can't understand it plz get another example

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