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In geometry, the term center point is closely related to the concept of the geometric center of gravity . Last but not least, it is used in the following contexts:

Description by coordinates


Is the end point and the starting point of a route is known, it can be the coordinates of the center point on the relationships , or in addition at a distance in space with determined.

Circle / sphere

If a circular equation of the form is given, the coordinates of the center point can be specified directly via . In a ball, the equation is added to the Z-axis: . The center is thus .

See also


  • Grotemeyer, KP: Analytical Geometry, Berlin: Göschen / de Gruyter Collection (4th edition 1969)

Web links

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