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Write the equation of a circle with a center at (−3, 5) that is tangent to the y-axis (in other words, it touches the y-axis at only one point). Sketching a picture will help. 6-29 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

Since the circle is tangent to the y-axis, the length of the radius will be equal to the distance from the center to the y-axis.

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