. Tangents are drawn from the point (17, 7) to the circle x2 + y2 = 169.


Tangents are drawn from the point (17, 7) to the circle x2 + y2  = 169.

Statement -1:  The tangents are mutually perpendicular.

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Statement-2:  The locus of the points from which mutually perpendicular tangents can be drawn to the given circle is x2 + y2 = 338.

(A) Statement-1 is True, Statement-2 is True; Statement-2 is a correct explanation for Statement-1

(B) Statement-1 is True, Statement-2 is True; Statement-2 NOT a correct explanation for Statement-1.

(C) Statement-1 is True, Statement-2 is False

(D) Statement -1 is False, statement-2 is True.

 

Best Answer

(A) Statement–1 is True, statement–2 is True; & Statement–2 is a correct explanation for Statement–1.

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