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determine the circle through 3 points (v2.0)


Updated 07 Mar 2008

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Given three points, this function determines the center and the radius of the circle passing through these three points.

It does so analytically using matrix minors.

Although written in R14, it is likely to work in most (older) versions as well.

Current version 2.0, march 2008

This submission was inspired by a cssm post by Peter Bone on 3-6-2008, and his solution (File ID 19083)

Cite As

Jos (10584) (2021). POINTS2CIRCLE (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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