## is tangent to circle P at point Q. Circle P is shown. Line segment P Q is a radius. Line segment Q R is a tangent that intersects the circ

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is tangent to circle P at point Q. Circle P is shown. Line segment P Q is a radius. Line segment Q R is a tangent that intersects the circle at point Q. A line is drawn from point R to point P and goes through a point on the circle. Angle Q P R is 53 degrees. What is the measure of angle R? 37° 53° 90° 97°

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Answer:Step-by-step explanation:we know that

If Line segment Q R is a tangent to circle P at point Q

then

Line segment QR is perpendicular to line segment PQ (radius) and PQR is a right triangle

so

—> by complementary angles in a right triangle

substitute the given value

Answer:37Step-by-step explanation: