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Book IV Proposition 12 | |
Then, since the straight line KL touches the circle ABCDE at C,
and FC is joined from the center F to the point of contact C, therefore FC is perpendicular to KL; [III.18] therefore each of the angles at C is right. For the same reason the angles at the points B, D are also right. |
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