ok Im 17 years out of algebra and hit a road block......

x^{2 }+ y^{2}=25 is my equation

what are the steps to finding the center point from just this information?

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- Jan 22nd 2013, 07:15 PMajones83finding center point of a circle
ok Im 17 years out of algebra and hit a road block......

x^{2 }+ y^{2}=25 is my equation

what are the steps to finding the center point from just this information? - Jan 22nd 2013, 08:32 PMibduttRe: finding center point of a circle
Just put the LHS in the form (x-h)^2 + ( y-k)^2=a^2, then the centre is the point (h,k) and radius is a.