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# What is a line that intersects a circle at only one point?

Updated: 9/30/2022

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A tangent line.

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A tangent.

It is a tangent.

### What is a lone that intersects a circle at only one point?

It is a tangent line

### What is a line tht intersects a circle at only one point called?

That is a tangent line.

### A line that intersects only one point on a circle is called a?

It is called a tangent.

### What is aline that intersects with a circle at only one point of its edge?

It is a tangent line

### Does a secant line pass through the center of a circle?

No, a secant line does not pass through the center of a circle. A secant line is a line that intersects a circle in two distinct points. Only a line passing through the center of a circle is called a diameter.

### Tangent of a circle is what?

A tangent of a circle is a straight line that touches the circle at only one point.

### What line meets the circle at exactly one point?

The tangent line. A secant line hits the circle in two places and forms a cord, but the tangent line only hits the circle in one point and is always perpendicular to the radius of the circle which exists at that point.

### If a radius of a circle intersects a chord then it bisects that chord?

If radius of a circle intersects a chord then it bisects the chord only if radius is perpendicular to the chord.

### A line which touches the circle at only one point and outside the circle?

Is calleda tangent line. Is called a tangent line

### What line on a circle only intercepts once?

tangant of circle intercepts it only on one point. In real the point where tangent meets the circle and intercepts it are same