Area of a Circle

Students explore the area of a circle.  In this area of a circle lesson, students construct a circle and find the length of its' radius.  Students plot the length of the radius v. area of the circle of their circle with varying radius length.  Students find a quadratic function to model the scatter plot of radius v. area.  Students determine the domain and range of their graph.

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Resource Details
Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Database & Spreadsheet
Year
2008
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