Education Technology

Exploring Circle Equations

Published on 04/03/2013

Activity Overview

Students explore the equation of a circle by connecting the coordinates of the center of the circle and the length of the radius to the corresponding parts of the equation.

Key Steps

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    Students explore the equation of a circle. They will make the connection with the coordinates of the center of the circle and the length of the radius to the corresponding parts of the equation.

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    Then, students apply what they have learned to find the equation of the circles in several circular designs.