Definition: The circle that passes through each
vertex of the regular polygon.

Also - circumscribed circle.

Also - circumscribed circle.

Try this
Adjust the polygon below by dragging any orange dot, or alter the number of sides. Note the behavior of the polygon's circumcircle.

The circumcircle of a regular polygon is the circle that passes through every vertex of the polygon. If the number of sides is 3, then the result is an equilateral triangle and its circumcircle is exactly the same as the one described in Circumcircle of a Triangle.

The radius of the circumcircle (the circumradius) of a regular polygon is exactly the same as the radius of the polygon. For more on the radius and formulas to calculate it see Radius of a Polygon.

Sometimes you may see an alternative definition of the circumcircle: "the smallest circle that will enclose the polygon" For this definition it

- Polygon general definition
- Quadrilateral
- Regular polygon
- Irregular polygon
- Convex polygons
- Concave polygons
- Polygon diagonals
- Polygon triangles
- Apothem of a regular polygon
- Polygon center
- Radius of a regular polygon
- Incircle of a regular polygon
- Incenter of a regular polygon
- Circumcircle of a polygon
- Parallelogram inscribed in a quadrilateral

- Square
- Diagonals of a square
- Rectangle
- Diagonals of a rectangle
- Golden rectangle
- Parallelogram
- Rhombus
- Trapezoid
- Trapezoid median
- Trapezium
- Kite
- Inscribed (cyclic) quadrilateral

- Regular polygon area
- Irregular polygon area
- Rhombus area
- Kite area
- Rectangle area
- Area of a square
- Trapezoid area
- Parallelogram area

- Perimeter of a polygon (regular and irregular)
- Perimeter of a triangle
- Perimeter of a rectangle
- Perimeter of a square
- Perimeter of a parallelogram
- Perimeter of a rhombus
- Perimeter of a trapezoid
- Perimeter of a kite

- Exterior angles of a polygon
- Interior angles of a polygon
- Relationship of interior/exterior angles
- Polygon central angle

- Tetragon, 4 sides
- Pentagon, 5 sides
- Hexagon, 6 sides
- Heptagon, 7 sides
- Octagon, 8 sides
- Nonagon Enneagon, 9 sides
- Decagon, 10 sides
- Undecagon, 11 sides
- Dodecagon, 12 sides

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