Circumference and area of circle calculations are not very difficult IF your child is comfortable with the required knowledge of Pi.
In this section I am making the assumption that this is the case. If your child is not very comfortable with Pi, please take a few moments to
read our section covering this topic, which deals with what Pi is, how to calculate it's value and a lovely project for your student to do.
This section is STEP 3: of our circle geometry area.
What this equation tells us that we must first, square the value of the radius; then multiply this result by Pi, and the result in Square Units is the area of the circle.
Don't get caught out if you are given the value of the Diameter. If this is the case, you will have to half this first, to calculate the length of the radius.
This equation tells us that we must multiply the Diameter of the circle by Pi to calculate the value of the perimeter/Circumference of the the circle.
Don't get caught out if you are given the value of the Radius. If this is the case, you will have to multiply it by two first, to calculate the length of the diameter.
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