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Lecture Practise Problems

(Circles 3)

Q1. Examine if the 2 circles x 2  y 2  2 x  4 y  0 and x 2  y 2  8 y  4  0 touch each other externally or internally.

Q2. Find the number of common tangents between the circles
x 2  y 2  2 x  6 y  9  0 & x 2  y 2  6 x  2 y  1  0 . Also find their equations.

Q3. Find the equation of the common tangents between x 2  y 2  6 x  0 and
x2  y 2  2x  0 .

Q4. Find the angle of intersection of the circles x 2  y 2  4 x  6 y  11  0 and
x 2  y 2  2 x  8 y  13  0 .

Q5. Show that the 2 circles x 2  y 2  6 x  4 y  4  0 and x 2  y 2  x  4 y  1  0 are orthogonal. Q6. Find the equation of the circle which cuts x 2  y 2  5 x  7 y  4  0 orthogonally, whose centre lies on the line x = 2 and passes through (4,-1).

Q7. Find the length of all the common tangents between the circles x 2  y 2  14 x  4 y  28  0 and x 2  y 2  14 x  4 y  28  0 .

Q8. A circle with centre (-1,1) touches x 2  y 2  4 x  6 y  3  0 externally. Find the equation of the circle.