Chapter 6.CR, Problem 33CR

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Textbook Problem

A circle is inscribed in the right triangle. The length of the radius of the circle is 6 cm, and the length of the hypotenuse is 29 cm. Find the lengths of the two segments of the hypotenuse that are determined by the point of tangency.

To determine

**To Find: **The lengths of two segments of a 29 cm long hypotenuse of the triangle that are determined by the point of tangency, if a circle with radius length 6 cm is inscribed in the right triangle.

Explanation

**Concept:**

**Theorem 6.3.4:**

The tangent segments to a circle from an external point are congruent.

**Calculation:**

Given that a circle

Let

And

Then

Also,

By **Theorem 6.3.4:**

The tangent segments to a circle from an external point are congruent.

ROBQ is a square.

So, radiii =

And

So, let

Because

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