Problems with Circular Shapes

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Problems with Circular Shapes

 

Students use the circumference and area of a circle to solve various problems with circular shapes.

Throughout the lesson, students develop their calculator and non-calculator techniques as solutions are presented in terms of pi or decimals rounded to three significant figures.

Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to solve problems involving the perimeter of circular shapes.
  • Most students should be able to solve problems involving the perimeter and area of circular shapes.
  • Some students should be able to set up and solve equations to model the area and perimeter of circular shapes.
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Circles, Cylinders and Circular Shapes
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