IN MATH: 1. n. a simple closed curve in which all points are equidistant from a center point. EX. Draw a circle with a radius of 5 inches.

Circle
Circles are describe in terms of their radius or diameter.
The circumference is the perimeter of a circle.
The circumference,
in terms of diameter,
The area,
in terms of diameter,

 Using a radius of:      The ( or ) is:     square units or units.
 Using a diameter of:      The ( or ) is:     square units or units.

 See: FINALLY PLEASE READILY EXCUSE MY DEAR AUNT SALLY - order of operations tutorial home page Math Functions - computes distance, areas, lengths, square roots, raises to a power area.xls -- computes the areas and perimeters of rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids, circles. area.doc -- A Word® document with area formulas for a rectangle, parallelogram, triangle, trapezoid, circle.
 See: Circle, x2 + y2 = r2 What's a Function? - Index on topics like "How Functions Are Composed or Created", "Polynomial & Rational Functions" - Function and Relation Library - Many functions w/their features & graphs

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above. 2. n. anything like a circle or ring 3. v. to draw or make a circle around. EX. Circle the correct answer.

APPLICATION: See list 140.

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