**Circles ncert solutions Chapter 10 Exercise 10.1 Question 2**

**2.** Fill in the blanks:

**(i) A tangent to a circle intersects it in _______ point(s).**

**(ii) A line intersecting a circle in two points is called a _______.**

**(iii) A circle can have _______ parallel tangents at the most.**

**(iv) The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called _______.**

**Solution:**

(i) A tangent to a circle intersects it in **one** point.

(ii) A line intersecting a circle in two points is called a** secant.**

(iii) A circle can have** two **parallel tangents at the most.

(iv) The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called** point of contact.**