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Two chords, AB and CD, meet inside a circle at P. If AP = 3 and CP = 8, then what is \(\frac{BP}{DP}\)?

Please help me quickly!!

 Aug 22, 2018
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AB  = AP  + BP

CD = CP + DP

 

By the  intersecting chord theorem

 

AP *  BP  = CP * DP

 

3 * BP  =  8 *  DP

 

BP / DP  = 8 / 3

 

 

 

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 Aug 22, 2018
edited by CPhill  Aug 23, 2018

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