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Pi and the area of a circle

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From: Sandra McComb <smccomb@jdusd.k12.ca.us>
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Dec 01, 1998 at 14:33:27
Subject: Pi and the area of a circle

I am looking for an activity that demonstrates concretely the notion of Pi when calculating the area of a circle. My students understand circumference, but I want them to really understand how area and Pi works.

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