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Triangle WXY has side lengths XY = 14 and WX = 8. The tangent to the circumcircle of triangle WXY at X is drawn, and the line through W that is parallel to this tangent intersects XY at Z. Find YZ.

 Aug 14, 2020
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By similar triangles, YZ = 10/3.

 Aug 14, 2020
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I have seen this question many times in the recent past.

 

Here is one of them

 

https://web2.0calc.com/questions/can-anyone-solve-this_6

 

I just found this with a normal search.

 Aug 14, 2020
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Thank you, I tried normal search to but I couldn't find this questio's answer.  

qwertyzz  Aug 14, 2020
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I copied

 

"Triangle WXY has side lengths XY = 14 and WX = 8. The tangent to the circumcircle of triangle WXY at X is drawn, and the line through W that is parallel to this tangent intersects XY at Z. Find YZ."

 

into the web2 search box, it took me to google and I found the page straight away.

Melody  Aug 15, 2020

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