Calculating Area of a Circle: Lesson

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It really is as easy as pi. The segment of a massive geometry playlist points out that the formula for the area of a circle is a relatively simple one. Using the formula, the presenter shows examples of finding the area of circles.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Encourage the class to come up with a system to avoid confusing the formulas of circumference and area
Classroom Considerations

  • It is helpful if learners know the parts of a circle and their relationships
  • Assumes pupils can solve simple quadratic equations
Pros

  • Links to several additional circle area resources
  • Writes out the steps involved in the examples
Cons

  • None
Common Core