Finding the Area of a Circle

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Finding the Area of a Circle

 

Students learn how to derive the formula for the area of a circle π=r2.

As learning progresses, students find the area of a circle in terms of π.

Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate the area of a circle to 3 significant figures.
  • Most students should be able to calculate the area of a circle as a multiple of π.
  • Some students should be able to solve problems involving the area of a circle.
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