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The Area of a Circle (SMILE)

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Author:Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Academy
Description: A grade 8 lesson designed to teach the relation between circumference and diameter and how that relation, called pi, is used in the formula for the area of a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Eighth Grade
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Measurement, Pi, Conic Sections and Circles

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