The tangency points of two tangents of a circle are connected. Three perpendiculars are drawn from a point on the circle, of which two have a given length. What’s the proportion red : yellow?

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## Solution

Red : yellow is a : b.

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Brotherhood

Can be so good

Together in life

Without boundaries

Without wars

Just seeking for peace

Sharing emotions

Feelings are growing

On every face

Let’s built together

A new world

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“In the fear of alarm

You did not desert me

My Brothers in arms”

## One reply on “Brothers in arms”

Well, the solution is a/b considering that the segment which contains b is also tangent to the other point of contact. It might sound obvious but in the problem that was not very clear.