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The graph of x^2 - 2x + y^2 = 24 is a circle.  Find the center and radius of this circle.

 Jun 2, 2020
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I believe the center is a (1,0)

 

and the radius is 5

 Jun 2, 2020
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Arrange it in standard form  (x-h)^2   + (y-k)^2 = r^2     by completing the squares for x and y

 

(x-1)2    +    (y-0)2 =  25           center is at    1, 0     r = 5      (as guest posted)

 Jun 2, 2020

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