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Re: circle with triangle
Posted: Jan 21, 2005 1:02 AM
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On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 21:05:56 GMT, chergarj@cs.comhaho (Chergarj)

>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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