What Is the Equation "x Squared + Y Squared = R Squared?"
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"X squared + y squared = r squared" is the formula also known as the definition of a circle, where r represents the radius. If the formula was "x squared + y squared = 4," then the circle would have a radius of 2 because 2 squared equals 4.
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