# How do you find the center and radius of the circle: #(x - 6)^2 + y^2 = 49#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 2, 2015

Slightly reformulate in standard form to find that the centre is at

#### Explanation:

This equation is essentially the same as:

#(x-6)^2+(y-0)^2 = 7^2#

which is in the standard form:

#(x-h)^2+(y-k)^2 = r^2#

... the equation of a circle with centre

So the centre of our example circle is