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scaling a circle to tangent two other circles (Adobe Illustrator)

Here's a different approach, just using smart guides and snapping (and no maths!). It doesn't involve scaling the red circle afterwards though, since there is no way (AFAIK) to get Illustrator to ...
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scaling a circle to tangent two other circles (Adobe Illustrator)

Your case is actually much easier than the "draw a circle tangential with 3 given circles" -problem taken from ancient geometry. Your constellation of the given circles is left-right ...
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scaling a circle to tangent two other circles (Adobe Illustrator)

Couple ways... One of the easier.... Select the red circle. On the Transform panel (Window > Transform): Make certain the bottom center point is selected on the 9-point origin Make certain the ...
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