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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.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Feedback
Keywords Circle, Misconception, Circumference, Pi, Area, Diameter, Radius

Curriculum alignment

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

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P9)

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