|Tool: Diameter of a Circle - Math Open Reference||
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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the diameter of a circle. The applet shows a circle and a diameter line, the ends of which can be dragged to show that the diameter passes through the center and has a constant length regardless of where on the circle it is drawn. The web page has the circle-related formulae.
See also entries for radius and circumference
Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. After use in the classroom, student can access it again from any web browser at home or in the library with no login required.
This resource is a component of the Math Open Reference Interactive Geometry textbook project at http://www.mathopenref.com.
|Technology Type:||Java Applet|
|Cost:||Does not require payment for use|
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