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FE and FG are tangents to circle J. Find JE.

 

 
 Apr 28, 2021
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Tangents  drawn  to a circle  from  the  same point are equal in length......therefore.....

 

FE  =  FG

 

2(3 + 6x)  =  14x  - 8

 

6  + 12x   =  14x  - 8

 

6 + 8  =  14x - 12x

 

14  =  2x

 

14 /  2    =  x    =  7

 

So

 

JE =     4 (7)    =  28

 

 

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 Apr 28, 2021

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