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Circles on the Coordinate Plane

Unit 6: Trigonometry: Circles
Lesson 1 of 17

Objective: SWBAT understand the derivation for the equation of a circle on the coordinate plane.

Big Idea: All students can tell you that “y=mx+b” or “a squared plus b squared equals c squared.” Build on that and teach them to graph a circle.

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Math, Trigonometry, Precalculus and Calculus, coordinate plane, 12th Grade, Pythagorean Theorem, Equation of, equation of a circle
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