Area of Circles

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Area of Circles

Students are guided though the derivation of the Area of a Circle formula by approximating a circle from its sectors. Once the formula is derived there are several examples provided for the teacher to model its application in calculating the area of a circle and semi-circle. 
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to derive the formula for the area of a circle.
  • Most students should be able to derive and apply the formula for the area of a circle.
  • Some students should be able to calculate the area of a semi-circle.
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Perimeter and Area Foundation Area of 2D Shapes Higher
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