# How do you find the equation of a circle with Center (-2, 1), radius = 4?

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Jun 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

The equation of a circle is based mainly off the Pythagorean Theorem,

In the case of a circle, the equation restricts the potential

The general form of the equation of a circle is

Where

If you look closely, you can see that any point that is

If you plug in the point given and the radius given, you get