Class 10 Maths Constructions Construct a triangle

Construction 3 : To construct the tangents to a circle from a point outside it.

Steps:

  • Draw a circle with centre O & Take a point P outside circle.
  • Join PO and bisect it. Let M be the midpoint of PO.
  • Taking M as centre & MO as radius, draw circle. Let it intersect the given circle at Q and R.
  • Join PQ and PR. PQ and PR are required 2 tangents

 

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