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circumcircle

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

• noun In mathematics, a circumscribed circle.

• noun mathematics A circle that passes through every vertex of a given triangle (or other polygon where possible)

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Examples

• ←→ ←→ In Figure 5.24, point P is on the circumcircle of ABC.

• Begin by considering the circumcircle of ABC (see Figure 6.5).

• For example, the perpendiculars drawn to the three sides of a triangle from any point on its circumcircle intersect the sides in three collinear points (Simson's invariant).

• Simson's Theorem The feet of the perpendiculars drawn from any point on the circumcircle of a triangle to the sides of the triangle are collinear.

• As an example consider what the circumcircle of a triangle that has all 3 of its points being collinear would look like, how would you write the routine to be robust, when would you need to have a robust routine like that?

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