Reflection: Modeling Area of a Circle - Section 1: Lesson Notes + Examples

 

I went through the examples with a class but found that several students still seemed lost.  I decided the students needed a list to follow.  This will help the majority of students to be independent.

The list is below.

Finding the Area of a Circle

1) Identify the radius

2) Substitute the radius, r, into the formula Area = PI * r^2

3) Solve the equation

I posted this on the board as students worked.  If they had a question, I first made sure they had taken care of the 3 steps on the board.

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  Modeling: How do I find the area of a circle again?
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Area of a Circle

Unit 6: Geometry
Lesson 8 of 37

Objective: SWBAT solve problems involving the area of a circle using the circle area formula

Big Idea: Students learn to use the area of a circle formula by first seeing how the formula is similar to the area of a rectangle.

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Subject(s):
Math, areas, circumference (Determining Measurements), Geometry, 7th Grade Math, Area of Circl, circles, perimeter, Diameter, pi
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