How to Draw Circumscribed & Inscribed Circles


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A circumscribed circle will _____.

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1. A circle is correctly inscribed inside a polygon by using _____.

2. You can tell if an irregular polygon can have a circumscribed circle by checking if _____. (Select the best answer)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you are going over the process of drawing circumscribed and inscribed circles. Questions focus on concepts like the shape of a circumscribed circle and how to construct the perpendicular bisector on a side of a polygon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The topics mentioned below will make an appearance in the quiz questions:

  • Inscribing a circle inside a polygon
  • Determining if an irregular polygon can have a circumscribed circle
  • Constructing an angle bisector
  • Constructing a perpendicular bisector

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can describe the look of a circumscribed circle
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about correct inscription in a polygon
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about angle bisectors

Additional Learning

To discover more about circles, head over to the lesson titled How to Draw Circumscribed & Inscribed Circles, which tells you about the extra content mentioned below:

  • Tangents
  • Irregular triangles
  • Drawing different shapes