# Centre of a circle

From Karnataka Open Educational Resources

All points on a circle are at fixed distance from a point, which is the center of a circle.

### Objectives

- Centre is that fixed point in the circle from which all points are at equal distance.
- Give examples for circles
- A circle is drawn using centre as a reference point.

### Estimated Time

20 minutes

### Prerequisites/Instructions, prior preparations, if any

Prior knowledge of points, lines, line segments.

### Materials/ Resources needed

Non digital: Colored papers, compass, pencil, scale and scissors.

### Process (How to do the activity)

- How to mark the centre of a circle ?
- How do you label it ?
- How do you draw a circle ?

- Evaluation

- How many centres does a circle have?
- Where does the centre of the circle lie? (inside/outside)

- Can a circle be drawn without locating its centre ?