Reflection: Exit Tickets The Circle (Day 2 of 2) - Section 3: Practice and Closure


Here are three exit slips from today's lesson. The first student is concerned about an idea that was taught in geometry but he has forgotten.  I will talk to this student and review how to find the distance.  I will draw the a diagram and remind the student about making an right triangle. After doing that I will define the distance formula for the student.

The second question is about the last 3 problems on the homework.  This student wants to know how to determine when two circles will intersect.  After the student turned in the exit slip I was able to discuss this with him.  He had also talked to another student about the problem. These students decided they needed to show that the distance between the 2 centers is less than the sum of the radii. 

The final student realizes that somewhere in our course the trigonometric functions will connect to conics.  I will be developing the equations of conics in the polar coordinate system in the next unit so the trigonometric functions will reappear.

  Exit Tickets: Exit slips
Loading resource...

The Circle (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 5: Conics
Lesson 2 of 13

Objective: SWBAT convert the equation of a circle from standard form to general form.

Big Idea: Applying the equation of a circle to solve problems requires students to use different forms of the equation.

  Print Lesson
1 teacher likes this lesson
Math, modeling, completing the square, conic sections, circles, equation of a circle, analysis, equation of a sphere, Conics
  35 minutes
Similar Lessons
What is Algebra?
Algebra II » Modeling with Algebra
Big Idea: Algebra is built on axioms and definitions and relies on proofs just as much as geometry.
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
Jacob Nazeck
Rabbit Run -- Day 2 of 2
Algebra I » Quadratics!
Big Idea: Students look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning (MP8) as they generalize a formula.
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
Amanda Hathaway
Ahoy team! What can you see? Finding functions.
12th Grade Math » Basic Functions and Equations
Big Idea: Students improve their teamwork skills by gathering and analyzing data to investigate a linear model.
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
Tiffany Dawdy
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload