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Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants

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In the picture below, if AB is 12, AC is 24 and AD is 10, what is the length of AE?

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1. In the picture below, if AE is 8, CE is 12 and ED is 5, what is the length of EB?

2. In the picture below, if AC is 14 and AB is 10, what is the length of AD?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Measuring the length of tangents, chords, and secants requires an understanding of the circle's role in these problems, and this quiz and worksheet combination will test your understanding of defining the lengths of lines on a circle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Measuring the lengths of tangents
  • Measuring the lengths of chords
  • Measuring the lengths of secants

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geometry lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the role of circles in measuring the lengths of tangents, chords, and secants in a different light
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving taking measurements of tangents, chords, and secants

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson, Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine how to use your understanding of circles to inform your understanding of how to measure the lengths of tangents, chords, and secants
  • Differentiate the ways to measure tangents, chords, and secants
  • Demonstrate your ability to find the measurements of tangents, chords, and secants
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