# Point of Tangency: Definition & Example

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### Which of the following diagrams shows a line tangent to a circle?

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### 2. Which of the following diagrams shows a point of tangency?

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Find out how much you know about points of tangency as you complete this quiz. You will need to be able to read diagrams in order to answer these questions.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz you can test your ability to identify:

• Lines tangent to a circle
• Points of tangency
• The term for a single point shared between a line and a curve

## Skills Practiced

Questions on this quiz will test your knowledge and give you the opportunity to practice these abilities:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on points of tangency
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve point of tangency practice problems
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many times a tangent to a curve touches the curve