Geometry Honors Section 9.2 Tangents to Circles. A line in the plane of a circle may or may not intersect the circle. There are 3 possibilities. A * secant to a circle is a line which intersects the circle in two points.
A *tangent to a circleis a line, in the plane of the circle, that intersects the circle in exactly one point.This point of intersection is known as the _______________
point of tangency.