# How do you find the equation of the circle that is shifted 5 units to the left and 2 units down from the circle with the equation x^2+y^2=19?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 17, 2015

#### Answer:

Its equation may be written:

#(x+5)^2+(y+2)^2 = 19#

#### Explanation:

The centre of the original circle is

Just replace

#(x+5)^2+(y+2)^2 = 19#

In fact if