the line such that tangents drawn from any point of the line to two given circles are equal in length.
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How to use radical axis in a sentence
I will conclude this lecture with a few remarks on the nature and properties of the radical axis.The Romance of Mathematics | P. Hampson
The intersections which lie on the radical axis are two out of the four intersections of the two circles.
There are several methods of constructing the radical axis in this case.
British Dictionary definitions for radical axis
a line from any point of which tangents to two given circles are of equal length. It is the line joining the points of intersection of two circles
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