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#1 2006-05-18 04:33:02

george
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Please could you show me how to find the centre of circle only diviter

Please could you show me how to find the centre of circle only diviters

#2 2006-05-18 04:37:53

Ricky
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Re: Please could you show me how to find the centre of circle only diviter

If you have 2 dividers, the point where they intersect must be the center of the circle.  This is because all dividers must travel through the center of the circle.


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#3 2006-05-18 20:04:51

liuv
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Registered: 2006-05-14
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Re: Please could you show me how to find the centre of circle only diviter

en..Draw a straight line AB through the circle at random, and bisect it at the point I. Draw DI from I at right angles to AB, and draw it through to C. Bisect CD at O. point O is the center.:)
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Draw a straight line AB through the circle at random, and bisect it at the point I.Draw a straight line EF through the circle at random, and bisect it at the point J. Draw a straight line CID at right angles to AB.Draw a straight line  GJH at right angles to EF.
point O is the center.:D

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#4 2006-05-19 01:35:57

krassi_holmz
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Re: Please could you show me how to find the centre of circle only diviter

Yes. Good liuv!!!


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