# How do you write the standard from of the equation of the circle given center (-3, -5) and radius 4?

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Oct 8, 2016

#### Explanation:

The standard form of the equation for a circle is:

where

Substituting the given values into the equation:

You can change into this form:

but I do not recommend it, because it makes is more difficult for someone to identify the center and the radius.