Define circle using tangent line, point on circle, and line containing center

cjm shared this question 1 week ago
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Is there a way I can define a circle using a point on the circle, a line tangent to the circle, and a line that contains the circle's center? Those are the fixed parts of the circle for a problem I'm working on, and none of the built-in circle tools look like they can define a circle in this manner.

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there are two solutions generally

create the parabola with focus the point and directrix the tangent. the centers are the intersection of the line by center with parabola

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