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RN is a tangent to the circle. Angle TNR = 50 degrees, angle NLM = x degrees. Calculate the value of x.

Could someone please help me in this question? I don't know how to start.

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- October 19th 2008, 11:15 PMxwrathbringerxCircle Geometry :(
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RN is a tangent to the circle. Angle TNR = 50 degrees, angle NLM = x degrees. Calculate the value of x.

Could someone please help me in this question? I don't know how to start. - October 20th 2008, 01:01 AMSimonM
Do you know the "Alternate Segment Theorem"?

- October 20th 2008, 02:15 AMxwrathbringerx
Yes...but I can't seem to figure out how it would help?!? (Headbang)

- October 20th 2008, 02:43 AMSimonM
Which angle would it be useful to know in order to find x (bearing in mind A.S.T.)

- October 20th 2008, 05:40 AMxwrathbringerx
angle KNR?

- October 20th 2008, 05:42 AMSimonM
Which is the same as ...

- October 20th 2008, 05:47 AMxwrathbringerx
... angle KLN