# How do you write the equation of the circle with center at ( 5, -2) and diameter of 8?

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Aug 3, 2018

The eqn. of circle is :

#### Explanation:

The equation of circle with center at

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We have center

So ,the eqn. of circle is :

Aug 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

Recall that the equation of a circle is given by

We are centered at

We also know that we have a diameter of

We have all of the information we need, so we can now write the equation of this circle.

Hope this helps!