Circle Theorem: Tangent Meets a Radius at 90°
(KS3, Year 8)

The tangent to a circle makes 90° with the radius which it meets at the point at which it touches.

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Lesson Slides

The slider below shows real examples which use the circle theorem where a tangent meets a radius at 90°.
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This page was written by Stephen Clarke.