Secant-Tangent Product Theorem: Definition & Use


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1. Name the parts A, B, and C labeled in the picture shown.

2. For the picture shown, state the secant-tangent product theorem.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet checks what you remember about the secant-tangent product theorem. You will review naming the parts of a secant-tangent circle and you'll practice solving problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The intention for this quiz and worksheet is to assess what you know about:

  • Understanding the secant and the tangent
  • Naming the parts of a circle that can use the secant-tangent product theorem
  • Defining the correct equation for the problem
  • Solving these types of problems

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the secant and the tangent to answer questions about it
  • Problem solving - use your understanding of the secant-tangent product theorem to solve problems
  • Information recall - see if you remember the correct equation for solving these problems

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this topic in the lesson, Secant-Tangent Product Theorem: Definition & Use. This lesson covers more details about:

  • Real life problems where the secant-tangent product theorem is helpful
  • Defining secant and tangent
  • What the external secant segment is
  • Populating the data in the secant-tangent product theorem
  • Examples for you to follow