# How do you write the equation of a circle centered at (-5,2) and contains the points (7,3)?

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Jan 8, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The formula of a circle centred at the origin is

When the centre of the circle is not at the origin you mathematically move it back to centre.

So we have

Now we need to find the length

So we now have:

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