Circle A has a center at #(6 ,4 )# and a radius of #3 #. Circle B has a center at #(-1 ,6 )# and a radius of #5 #. Do the circles overlap? If not, what is the smallest distance between them?
The circles overlap.
If circle A has a center at
and circle B has a center at
The distance between the centers is
Along the line segment joining the centers of the two circles
A takes up 3 units
and B takes up 5 units.