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murshid_islam

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- Is this Thales's Theorem or the converse of Thales's Theorem?

Here is the video in question:

In the video at 4:23, Michael says, "Now Thales's Theorem tells us that the two other points, where these rays contact the circumference, are diametrically opposed. They are on opposite sides of the circle and a line passing through them will pass through the centre."

Isn't that the converse of Thales's Theorem? Yes, the converse is true as well, but what was stated in the video isn't Thales's theorem; it's the converse as far as I understand. Am I missing something?

In the video at 4:23, Michael says, "Now Thales's Theorem tells us that the two other points, where these rays contact the circumference, are diametrically opposed. They are on opposite sides of the circle and a line passing through them will pass through the centre."

Isn't that the converse of Thales's Theorem? Yes, the converse is true as well, but what was stated in the video isn't Thales's theorem; it's the converse as far as I understand. Am I missing something?