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AB is tangent to the circle through point C. We have to show the tangent drawn at the mid-point of the arc PQ of a circle is parallel to the chord joining the end points of the arc PQ. We will show PQ ║AB. It is given that C is the midpoint point of the arc PQ. So, arc PC = arc CQ. ⇒PC = CQ This shows that ΔPQC is an isosceles triangle. Thus, the perpendicular bisector of the side PQ of ΔPQC passes through vertex C. The perpendicular bisector of a chord passes through the centre of the circle. So the perpendicular bisector of PQ passes through the centre O of the circle. Thus the perpendicular bisector of PQ passes through the points O and C. ⇒PQ ⊥OC AB is the tangent to the circle through the point C on the circle. ⇒AB ⊥ OC The chord PQ and the tangent PQ of the circle are perpendicular to the same line OC. ∴PQ || AB.