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Re: circle with triangle
Posted:
Jan 21, 2005 1:02 AM


On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 21:05:56 GMT, chergarj@cs.comhaho (Chergarj) wrote:
>Unfortunately I lost the article. Someone horrorflickchick... asked about an >equation for a circle with given vertices. > >The perpendicular bisectors of the sides of a triangle intersect at the same >point which is equidistant from the vertices of the triangle. > >Find the perpendicular lines which intersect the midpoints of any two of the >sides; the lines so found intersect at a common point which is the center of >the circle. Use distance formula to find the vertex to center of circle >distance. Apply the appropriate values in a general or standard form equation >of a circle.
So, where did you get stuck?
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