circumcenter

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circumcenter

[¦sər·kəm¦sen·tər]
(mathematics)
For a triangle or a regular polygon, the center of the circle that is circumscribed about the triangle or polygon.
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It is known that the radius of the circumscribed circle of this triangle is R = D[square root]3/3 where D is the length of the side of the equilateral triangle.
The GeoGebra activities used with the prospective school teachers in this study were titled Segment Bisector, Square, Circumscribed Circle of a Triangle, Parallelogram with Angles, Drawing Tool for Figures with Line Symmetry, and Rotation of a Pentagon.
In the geometrical interpretation, all the faces of the regular solid were exchanged by the points (middle points of the polyhedron, or circumscribed circles of the given faces) that become the vertices of the dual regular solid.