# How do you find the center & radius of the circle with the given equation #x²+y²-2x-10y=55# and then graph the equation?

##### 1 Answer

#### Answer:

center:

radius:

#### Explanation:

The general standard form for the equation of a circle is

We will attempt to convert the given equation into this form.

Given:

Gather the

Complete the squares for the

Re-write as squared binomials equal to a squared constant.

Comparing this to the general standard form, we see:

and