(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the equation of the circle that passes through the point (3,-2) and tangent to the line y=3x+5 at (-1,2). Answer in standard form.

2. Relevant equations

d= |mx_{0}+b-y_{0}|

____________

sqrt(1+m^{2}

is needed to find the radius of the circle

(x-h)^{2}+(y-k)^{2}=r^{2}is needed to find the equation of the circle.

3. The attempt at a solution

I haven't attempted a solution per se, but I do know that I need to find the center of the circle. However I don't see a way to find the center of a circle.

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# Homework Help: Finding the equation of the circle given two points and a tangent line

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