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    Circle/triangle question

    I was wondering if you guys could help me with this question. Ive been trying for hours, but Im breaking through.

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    What are these numbers?
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    sorry, theyre the length of the lines they are on. the 25 is just part of PT. if that makes sense
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    It does not make much sense. Is 25 the part of PT that is between the vertex P and the line?

    Since the two sides are 40 each, it is an isosceles triangle. I'm assuming QR is the diameter. Do I have the info down so far?
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