# Construction Of A Circle That Tangents 2 Given Lines And Goes Through A Given Point

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An illustration showing how to construct a circle that tangents two given lines and goes through a given point c on the line FC, which bisects the angle of the lines. “Through C draw AB at right angles to CF; bisect the angles DAB and EBA, and the crossing on CF is the center of the required circle.”

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geometry, circle, circles, tangent, Circumference, geometric construction, construct, center and radius of circle, circle tangent to two lines### Galleries

Geometric Constructions### Source

Albert A. Hopkins *Scientific America: Handy Book Of Facts And Formulas* (New York: Munn & Co., Inc., 1918) 37

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