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AB and AC are tangents to the circle. Prove that BKC is a straight line. No trigonometry please!

Joined 25 Jul '04 Moves 3205 Originally posted by David113
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AB and AC are tangents to the circle. Prove that BKC is a straight line. No trigonometry please! This geometry puzzle is really tough. Without using trigonometry and trigonometrical properties of triangles, it cannot possibly be solved.

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Joined 09 Jun '07 Moves 46043 I presume he means without using trig functions. Of course you wil have to use properties if triangles to solve .... wont you?!??! ðŸ˜•

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Joined 09 Apr '06 Moves 27526 This is a "mystic hexagon" and is part of Pascal's Theorem. I was reading about this today. "Men of Mathematics" E. Bell
I've read it like 10 times

Joined 25 Jul '04 Moves 3205 Originally posted by wolfgang59
I presume he means without using trig functions. Of course you wil have to use properties if triangles to solve .... wont you?!??! ðŸ˜• yeah...you guessed right.