##### Example 1

$$ HZ $$ is a tangent connecting to the 2 circles. What is the distance between the centers of the circles?

##### Example 2

$$ HZ $$ is a tangent connecting to the 2 circles. What is the distance between the centers of the circles?

Step 1

Create the rectangle.

Step 2

$
WP^2 = 6^2 + 24^2
\\
WP = \sqrt{ 6^2 + 24^2 }
\\
\text{m } \overline{WP} \approx 24.7
$

##### Problem 2

$
WP^2 = 40^2 + 30^2
\\
WP = \sqrt{ 40^2 + 30^2 }
\\
\text{m } \overline{ WP } = 50
$

##### Problem 3

$
WP^2 = 80^2 + 60^2
\\
WP = \sqrt{ 80^2 + 60^2 }
\\
\text{m } \overline{ WP } = 100
$

##### Problem 4

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