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Intersection of a Line and a Circle
A line intersects a circle 0, 1, or 2 times. The number depends on how the radius compares to the perpendicular distance from the center to the line.
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Jay Warendorff
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Intersection of a Line and a Circle
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Jay Warendorff
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