# Construction Of Circle Tangent To Circle

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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.”

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

Geometric Constructions### Source

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

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