Circumcenter: Definition, Formula & Construction


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What is the circumcenter of a triangle?

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1. In which triangle is the circumcenter located outside of the triangle?

2. For which triangle is the circumcenter equal distance from the vertices of the triangle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of where circumcenters are in different types of triangles and the sections of a perpendicular bisector. Questions will require you to work with identification and definitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you to:

  • Define a circumcenter
  • Identify the location of a circumcenter in a variety of triangles
  • Find the radius of circle O

Skills Practiced

Some addition skills you can work on include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on circumcenters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding locations of the circumcenter
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about line segments

Additional Learning

You can continue to expand what you know about circumcenters by studying the lesson paired with this quiz, titled Circumcenter: Definition, Formula & Construction. This lesson will help you learn more about:

  • What steps to follow to construct a perpendicular bisector
  • Using perpendicular bisectors to find the circumcenter
  • Locations of the circumcenter for right, acute and obtuse triangles