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Perimeter, area and volume
This guidance document from NCETM discusses some of the core concepts of geometry. Section 6.2 (pages 18–25) focuses on common misconceptions students may hold when talking about circles and how to address these.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Feedback|
|Keywords||Circle, Misconception, Circumference, Pi, Area, Diameter, Radius|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Space|
|Topics||Angles and geometric reasoning|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Describe the relationship between π and the features of circles including the circumference, radius and diameter
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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