# Properties of Tangents

- Author:
- ayisha shahani, Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Circle, Tangent Line or Tangent

In the applet below, 2 tangent rays are drawn to a circle from a point outside that circle. EB and AB are points of tangency.
Interact with the applet below by sliding the slider Then answer the questions that below

**Questions:**1) How would you describe the intersection/angle made by of a radius to a point of tangency? 2) What can you conclude about the lengths*EB*and*EA*?