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In summary, the statement "ME=MC" in a Circle Geometry ABCD means that the lengths of line segments ME and MC are equal. Proving this statement is important because it allows us to show that certain properties hold true for the given circle. There are a few different approaches to proving that ME=MC, such as using the Pythagorean theorem or the inscribed angle theorem. The steps to proving that ME=MC involve drawing a diagram, labeling points and segments, using relevant theorems, and manipulating equations. This statement can also be proven in other types of circle geometry problems as long as the given information allows for it.

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Lukybear said:ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral. The diagonals AC and BD intersect at right angles at E. M is the midpoint of CD. ME produced meets AB at N.

Show that ME = MC

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Nvm, I've found solution. Thxs.

In a circle geometry problem involving points A, B, C, and D, the statement "ME=MC" means that the lengths of line segments ME and MC are equal.

Proving that ME=MC in a Circle Geometry ABCD allows us to show that certain properties hold true for the given circle, such as the fact that the line segments from the center to the endpoints of a chord are equal.

There are a few different approaches to proving that ME=MC in a Circle Geometry ABCD. One method is to use the Pythagorean theorem to show that the two line segments are equal in length. Another method is to use the inscribed angle theorem, which states that the measure of an inscribed angle is half the measure of the intercepted arc.

1. Draw a diagram of the given circle geometry problem.2. Label the relevant points and line segments.3. Identify any relevant theorems or tools that can be used to prove that ME=MC.4. Write out the statements and reasons for each step of the proof.5. Use algebra or geometry to manipulate the equations and show that ME=MC.6. Conclude the proof by stating that ME=MC in the given circle geometry ABCD.

Yes, ME=MC can be proven in other types of circle geometry problems as long as the given information allows for it. The same theorems and tools can be used to prove this statement in any circle geometry problem involving points A, B, C, and D.

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