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Two chords, AB and CD meet inside a circle at P If AP = 3 and CP = 8 then what is BP/DP?

Confusedperson  Jun 11, 2018
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Two chords, AB and CD meet inside a circle at P If AP = 3 and CP = 8 then what is BP/DP?

$$\begin{array}{|rcll|} \hline AP \times BP &=& CP \times DP \\ 3\times BP &=& 8 \times DP \\\\ \dfrac{BP}{DP} &=& \dfrac{8}{3} \\ \hline \end{array}$$

heureka  Jun 11, 2018