Center

Definition of Center

Center of a circle is the point inside the circle, from which all points on the circle are the same distance.

Example of Center

    In the figure shown, O is the center of the circle. A, B, C, and D are points on the circle.
    OA = OB = OC = OD
      example of Celsius Degree

Video Examples: Circumference of a Circle


Solved Example on Center

Ques: Identify the center of the circle shown in the figure.

    Choices:
    A. A
    B. B
    C. C
    D. D
    Correct Answer: c

Solution:

    Step 1: Among the points shown in the figure, C seems to be the point that is equidistant from all the points on the circle.
    Step 2: So, C is the center of the circle.