Inscribed Circle

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈskraɪbd ˈæŋ gəl/ Explain
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An inscribed circle is a circle drawn inside a polygon that touches, without crossing, as many of the sides of the polygon as possible.

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McAdams, David E. Inscribed Circle. 8/7/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/i/inscribedcircle.html.

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