 # Secants, Tangents, and Angle Measures

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The following diagram gives the formulas for the angles formed when two secants intersect inside a circle and when two secants intersect outside a circle. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions for secants, tangents and angle measures. Secants

Secants, Tangents, and Angle Measures
How to find the measure of an angle if its vertex is inside, outside or on a circle?
Angles in a Circle
This episode deals with angles formed with vertices outside the circle. Two Types of Angles Formed by Secants
Learn how two types of secants form angles. Secants and Arcs Problem Solving
Learn how to solve problems for secants and arcs. Secants
A secant is a line, ray, or line segment that intersects a circle in two places.
Three points are covered:
(1) secants that intersect in a circle which divide each other proportionally,
(2) the angle formed by secants which intersects in a circle and is half the sum of the intercepted arcs
(3) two secants drawn from the same point outside a circle that form an angle whose measure is half the difference of the intercepted arcs.

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