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Circumference

These problems require understanding of the term "circumference". Problems that involve actually measuring and calculating the circumference of a circle might also be found under
Measurement.
 Related Resources

Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 7: Geometry in the Plane
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
Middle School: Two Dimensional Geometry
NCTM Standards:
Geometry Standard for Grades 68
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Building a Snow Statue
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the height of a snow statue using the given information.
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How Fast Is a Minute?
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 1. How many feet does the tip of the minute hand travel in an hour on the
clock on Philadelphia's City Hall Tower?
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Measuring a Mountain Bike
 Annie Fetter

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Help Annie determine the circumference of her bike tire so that she
can accurately set up her
new cyclometer.
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Peanut's Back Yard
 Jonathan Bauer

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Peanut, the overexcited dog, makes 40 laps around a stake and travels a total distance of 1 mile. If his bowl of water is 20 feet away from the stake, can he get a drink?
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Practicing for the Winter Olympics
 Cynthia Paul

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. What is the length of the semicircular path Sonya skates across the
ice rink?
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