Diameter of circle calculator

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Diameter of circle calculator

The steps to calculate the diameter of a circle:

  1. Measure the radius: The radius is the distance from the center of the circle to any point on its circumference. Use a ruler or measuring tape to measure the radius in inches, centimeters, or any other unit of measurement.
  2. Multiply the radius by 2: To find the diameter, you need to double the radius. Use a calculator or perform the calculation manually by multiplying the radius by 2.
  3. Round the answer: Depending on the level of precision required, you may need to round the answer to a certain number of decimal places or significant figures.

For example, let’s say the radius of the circle is 5 inches. To find the diameter, we would perform the following steps:

  1. Radius = 5 inches
  2. Diameter = 2 × Radius = 2 × 5 inches = 10 inches
  3. The diameter is 10 inches.