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Inscribed and Circumscribed Circles Inscribed Polygons – A polygon is inscribed in a circle when each vertex is on the circle. It can also be said the circle is circumscribed about the polygon. In the following figure, triangle ABC is inscribed in circle O . You could also say that circle O is circumscribed about the triangle. Inscribed Circles – A circle is inscribed in a polygon when the circle is inside the polygon and each side of the polygon is tangent to the circle. In the following figure, circle X is inscribed inside triangle
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