# Geometry/**Circles inside a circle**

**Follow-Ups** to Answer from Expert Jay Harvey

**tappleman wrote at 2012-12-17 14:39:32**
The answer is thre and can be found with the following equation:

# Circles - 0.83(R2)(R2)/[(r1)(r1)] - 1.9 (round down to nearest whole numbe)

where R2 = radius of larger circle

r1 = radius of smaller circle

#### Jay Harvey

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I will field questions in computational geometry, particularly using vector and matrix methods, and also for programming in C++, BASIC,
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