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SKILL 1: Use the following notations and terms:
-- π
--Tangent (line to a circle; circle to a circle)
-- “more than”
-- Symmetry about the origin

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    Use the following notation and terms: Tangent (line to a circle; circle to a circle)



    Note: Figure not drawn to scale.

    In the figure above, the circle with center P has radius 6 and the circle with center Q has radius 1. The circles are tangent to each other. Segment line Q R is tangent to the larger circle and intersects the smaller circle at S. What is the length of segment line R S ?

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