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# Locating the centre of a circle

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Using a piece of paper to locate the centre of a circle

Using a piece of paper to locate the centre of a circle

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### Locating the centre of a circle

1. 1. To find the centre of a circle<br />
2. 2. To find the centre of a circle, put a sheet of paper across it, as shown:<br />
3. 3. To find the centre, put a sheet of paper across the circle, as shown:<br />One corner must touch the edge<br />
4. 4. To find the centre, put a sheet of paper across the circle, as shown:<br />Draw a line where the edges of the paper touch the circle.<br />
5. 5. To find the centre, put a sheet of paper across the circle, as shown:<br />Draw a line where the edges of the paper touch the circle.<br />This is a diameter.<br />
6. 6. To find the centre, put a sheet of paper across the circle, as shown:<br />Draw a line where the edges of the paper touch the circle.<br />This is a diameter.<br />Measure halfway along this line. <br />That’s where the centre is.<br />
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