Education Technology

Equations of a Circle

Published on 03/19/2009

Activity Overview

In this activity, the students can be partnered up and will discover how the equation of a circle changes when you move the circle around the coordinate plane.

Before the Activity

The students will be able to record their findings on their worksheet for this activity. At the end of the activity, students will be asked to answer a few questions to see what they discovered.

During the Activity

The students will need to follow the directions in the activity.

After the Activity

The students will continue with their partner to the practice problems 1-9 on their worksheet. Check their answers as directed using diagram 3.2. Amend their answers as needed.