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 Getting To PC With A Circle (Posted on 2007-11-10)
Y is the center of a circle having radius r. Point X is located outside the circle and tangents XP and XC are drawn to touch the circle respectively at P and C.

Given that XY = d, determine the length of PC in terms of r and d.

 Submitted by K Sengupta Rating: 1.0000 (1 votes) Solution: (Hide) PC = 2*PQ = 2r*√(dē-rē)/d EXPLANATION: Refer to the respective solutions posted by: (i) Praneeth in this location. (ii) Brian Smith in this location. (iii) Bractals in this location. (iv) Gamer in this location.

 Subject Author Date re: Solution K Sengupta 2008-03-08 11:49:10 re: Solution K Sengupta 2008-03-08 11:48:35 re: Solution K Sengupta 2008-03-08 11:48:04 re(2): Solution K Sengupta 2008-03-08 11:46:35 Solution Praneeth 2007-11-12 02:53:31 re: Solution Gamer 2007-11-11 02:35:15 Solution Brian Smith 2007-11-11 01:21:17 solution (different approach) Daniel 2007-11-11 00:21:19 Solution Bractals 2007-11-10 20:40:18

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