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## How do you draw a circle tangent to a circle?

**Point to Tangents on a Circle**

- Draw a line connecting the point to the center of the circle.
- Construct the perpendicular bisector of that line.
- Place the compass on the midpoint, adjust its length to reach the end point, and draw an arc across the circle.
- Where the arc crosses the circle will be the tangent points.

## How do you use tangent tangent tangent in a circle command in CAD?

You can use the Tangent, Tangent, Radius method to create a circle tangent to any two objects. Click to select each of the lines, and then press ENTER to accept the default radius value. Again, the program creates a circle of the desired radius tangent to the two objects you selected.

## How do you draw a tangent without the center of the circle?

**Draw tangents to a circle from an external point without using…**

- Take point O and draw a circle of radius 4 cm.
- Take any point P out side the circle.
- Through the external point P draw a straight line PBA meet the given circle at A and B.
- With AP as diameter , draw a semicircle.

## How do you draw a tangent line in AutoCAD 2010?

**Draw Tangent Line in AutoCAD** (**AutoCAD** Basics)

**Draw**in your two Circles if you don’t have them already drawn.- Start
**Line**command and then press Ctrl + Right Click of the mouse and choose “**Tangent**“. - Pick the first circle’s outline.
- Again press Ctrl + Right Click of the mouse and choose “
**Tangent**“

## How do I thicken a circle in AutoCAD?

**How do I increase the thickness of a circle in AutoCAD?**

- Draw a circle.
- Type boundary on the command line.
- In the Boundary Creation dialog box, check that the Object Type is set to Polyline.
- Click the Pick Points button and click inside the circle.
- Press Enter to create a circle polyline.

## How do you draw a 3 point circle in AutoCAD?

Three points **uniquely define a circle**. If you circumscribe a circle around a triangle, the circumcenter of that triangle will also be the center of that circle.

## How do I draw a circle in AutoCAD 2021?

**Draw a Circle by Center and Radius or Diameter**

- Do one of the following: Click Home tab Draw panel Circle drop-down Center, Radius. Find. Click Home tab Draw panel Circle drop-down Center, Diameter. Find.
- Specify the center point.
- Specify the radius or diameter.