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Measuring the area of circles

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To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Dec 11, 2007 at 00:23:33
Subject: Measuring the area of circles

A student asked me "Why do we use square inches to measure the area of the circle? A circle is round and not square!" How can I explain to her why we use square inches to measure the area of a circle?

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