1. | Construct the two tangents to the circle that pass through the point P |
2. | CHALLENGE problem: | |
(a) | With a ruler, measure the radius of the circle and the length of a tangent line segment. (Easiest if you measure in millimeters.) From these, calculate the distance of P from the circle center. | |
(b) | Confirm your calculation by measuring the distance with a ruler. |