# Prove that two different circles cannot intersect each other at more than two points.

**To do:**

We have to prove that two different circles cannot intersect each other at more than two points.

**Solution:**

Let two circles intersect each other at three points $A, B$ and $C$

Two circles with centres $O$ and $O’$ intersect at $A, B$ and $C$

This implies,

$A, B$ and $C$ are non-collinear points.

Circle with centre $O$ passes through three points $A, B$ and $C$ and circle with centre $O’$ also passes through three points $A, B$ and $C$

One and only one circle can be drawn through three points.

Therefore, our supposition is wrong

Two circles cannot intersect each other not more than two points.

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