therom of circle

Asked by  | 23rd Nov, 2008, 12:14: PM

Expert Answer:

Let O be the centre of the circle and P the point of contact. Take Q , any point other than P on the tangent

OQ> OP (Q lies outside the circle)

OP is the shortest distance from O to the tangent

OP is perpendicular to the tangent

Answered by  | 24th Nov, 2008, 10:08: PM

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