# How do you find the equation in general form for the circle centered at (-3,4) and passing through the origin?

##### 1 Answer

May 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

Given: circle centered at

**The standard form** of a circle is

where

Since the circle passes through

The circle in standard form is:

To put the circle in **general form** you need to distribute.

Use the square rule:

Add like terms to simplify: