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WXYZ is a cyclic quadrilateral.if bisectors of angle XWZ and angle angle XYZ meet the circle at the points P and Q respectively, then prove that PQ is the diameter of the circle.

WXYZ is a cyclic quadrilateral.if bisectors of angle XWZ and angle angle XYZ meet the circle at the points P and Q respectively, then prove that PQ is the diameter of the circle.

Grade:10

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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10335 Points
2 years ago
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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Dear student 
 
 first draw the diagram according to the question.
now, let angle ZWP= angle PWX= θ
also, angle ZYQ= angle XYQ= p
cyclic implies ZWX + XYZ = 180
2θ + 2p= 180
or θ + p= 90
now, join PY. and note than ZWP= PYZ= θ (angles in the same segment theorem)
so, PYQ= PYZ + ZYQ
= θ + p= 90
or PYQ= 90.
hence PQ is a diameter, since when P and Q are joined to O (centre of circle), angle POQ= 2*pyq= 180. hence, POQ is a straight line, thereby implying that it is the diameter.

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