**A secant** is a line that intersects a circle in exactly two points.

A secant is a line that intersects with a circle at two different points.

In geometry, a line meeting a circle in exactly one point is known as a tangent line, while a line meeting a circle in exactly two points in known as a secant line (Rhoad et al. 1984, p. 429).

Budding : Apples are mostly propagated by shield budding, which gives a high percentage of success. In shield budding a single bud along with a shield piece of stem is cut along with the scion and inserted beneath the rind of the rootstock through a 'T' shaped incision during active growth period.

This unappetizing phenomenon is actually due to a chain of biochemical reactions known as “enzymatic browning.” When an apple is injured (or cut into pieces), the plant tissue is exposed to oxygen.

Apple trees live for over 40 years, and as with all living things, they are in a constant state of change. Their major growth phases are propagation and juvenility, vegetative de- velopment, maturity, and senescence.

A straight line which touches a circle at exactly two points is called a Secant.

If the sum of the radii and the distance between the centres are equal, then the circles touch externally. If the difference between the radii and the distance between the centres are equal, then the circles touch internally.

A line can only intersect a circle 0, 1, or 2 times: twice for chords and secants; once for tangents.

Duplexes A circle off of the wall and connected to it by two parallel lines represents a typical outlet (or receptacle) with two sockets. Abbreviations and numbers next to the duplex provide additional information.

Symbolism. Various symbolic meanings have been associated with the vesica piscis: When arranged so that the lens is horizontal, with its two overlaid circles placed one above the other, it symbolizes the interface between the spiritual and physical worlds, represented by the two circles.

Two lines can intersect at one point only. If they are coincident, then they will have infinite number of points common.

If the distance is less than the radius, the line intersects the circle at two distinct points. If the distance is equal to the radius, then the line touches the circle at one point. If the distance is greater than the radius, then the line never touches the circle.

Solution 1. We can draw a circle and a triangle, such that each side is tangent to the circle. This means that each side would intersect the circle at one point.

A Venn diagram uses overlapping circles or other shapes to illustrate the logical relationships between two or more sets of items. Often, they serve to graphically organize things, highlighting how the items are similar and different.

Hence, two distinct circles cannot intersect each other in more than two points.

When this happens, the two tangents are congruent to each other. When drawing two tangent lines to a circle that intersect at a common point, we end up with two congruent right triangles. This means that if we need to find a missing side, we can use the Pythagorean Theorem.

A tangent to a circle intersects it in only one point. A line intersecting a circle in two points is called a secant. A circle can have two parallel tangents at the most. A common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called the point of contact.

A standard size apple tree starts bearing fruit 8-10 years after it is planted. A dwarf tree starts bearing fruit in 3-5 years. Apples will ripen six to ten times faster at room temperature than if they were refrigerated. It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.

Plum is a small broadleaf, deciduous tree or sometimes a shrub, with dark-brown bark. The branches grow straight and twigs are often spiny in wild plants. Look out for: the leaf stem which is hairy, often with a pair of yellow-green coloured glands.

By November a plump, round bud will have formed which carries the flowers in April and May. The bud scales on fruit buds are typically downy, especially on apples, pears, peaches and nectarines.

A line that touches a circle at only one point is called a tangent. That point is called the point of contact. Any other point on the tangent lies outside the circle.

When a circle and a line lie in a plane, they can have either 0, 1 or 2 points of intersection, as shown in the given figure. The line which touches the circle at only one point is called a tangent of the circle.

Diameter: Any straight line that passes through the centre of the circle to two points on the perimeter. Radius: Any straight line that originates at the centre of a circle and ends at the perimeter. Chord: A straight line whose ends are on the perimeter of a circle. A diameter is the longest chord possible.

A line has infinite length, zero width, and zero height.