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The Overlapping Circles

Carom Maths provides this resource for teachers and students of A Level mathematics.

In this activity the equations of the lines, which are formed at the points of intersection of three circles, are explored and an Autograph file is used to show what happens when the equations of the circles are added together.

The resource is designed to explore aspects of the subject which may not normally be encountered, to encourage new ways to approach a problem mathematically and to broaden the range of tools that an A Level mathematician can call upon if necessary.

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