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Using the properties of a circle to solve problems

This resource describes how to use the formulas for the circumference and area of a circle to find the circumference, diameter or area. (Note: all measurement are in imperial units and would have to be changed to metric when presenting to students.)

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Content knowledge, Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords Circle, 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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