# How do you find the equation of a circle center of (5,-2) and a radius of 2?

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#### Explanation:

I'm sure there a better answer and explanation but from my little experience with geometry I know the following:

1.

2. to move the center you just need to move the points of x and y.

so a movement of 5 points in the positive direction of the x axis is translated to

a movement of 2 in the negative direction of the y axis is translated to

which then lead to the equation

#### Explanation:

The generic equation of a circle with center

With a center of

or