# How do you find the equation of the circle with centre at (4,-1) and passing through (0,2)?

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Feb 13, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Here is the recipe for solving this type of problem:

1) Determine Radius: Find the distance between the point on the circle and center, that is the radius

2) Write the general circle equation form:

Step1 Radius - Use distance formula:

Step2 Radius - Use distance formula: