# 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.
##### Scheme of Work Link
Circles, Cylinders and Circular Shapes

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