Assignment 7

Tangent Circles

Kathy Radford

There are several constructions and investigations for this assignment, using Geometers Sketchpad.

1) Click here for the script tool for a circle tangent to two given circles when one of the circles is inside the other.

2) For a discussion of the loci of this tangent circle, click here.

3) Click here for the script tool when the tangent circle must enclose one of the given circles, and

click here for a discussion of the loci for this configuration.

4)For a diagram and discussion of the situation when the given circles intersect, click here.