Making Sense of Area Formulas for Regular Polygons and Circles

Unit 10: Geometric Measurement and Dimension
Lesson 3 of 14

Objective: Students will be able to make sense of and explain area formulas for regular polygons and circles.

Big Idea: Students will use dissection strategies to connect circle area to the area of a parallelogram in addition to watching a YouTube video to connect circle area to triangle area.

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Math, Geometry, coordinate geometry, Measurement, modeling, area of polygons, space, shapes
  75 minutes
regular polygon area
 
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