# Construction Of Circle Tangent To Circle

## Description

An illustration showing how to construct a tangent circle to a circle with a given radius. "Through the given point C, draw the diameter AC extended beyond D: from C set off the given radius R to D; then D is the center of the required circle, which tangents the given circle at C."

## Keywords

circle, circles, Circumference, construct, geometric construction, geometry, given radius, tangent

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## Source:

Albert A. Hopkins *Scientific America: Handy Book Of Facts And Formulas* (New York: Munn & Co., Inc., 1918) 35

Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman