# How do find the standard equation of the circle with center (3,5) and passes through (-1,-2)?

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May 4, 2017

#### Answer:

The standard Cartesian form for the equation of a circle is:

where

#### Explanation:

Substitute the center

Substitute the point

Substitute

Equation [3] is the answer.

Note: Please understand that I write the right side as