# How to Find the Diameter from the Circumference

## Finding the Diameter from the Circumference

The diameter of a circle is found from the circumference of a circle using the formula:

In this formula, **C** is the circumference of the circle. The image below shows what we mean by finding the diameter from the circumference:

## How to Find the Diameter from the Circumference

Finding the diameter from the circumference is easy.

### Question

What is the diameter of the circle, with circumference 30 cm, below?

### Step-by-Step:

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Substitute the circumference into the formula. In our example, C = 30.

Diameter = ^{30}⁄_{π}

Diameter = 30 ÷ π

Diameter = 30 ÷ 3.14

Diameter = 9.6 cm

### Answer:

The diameter of the circle is 9.6 cm.