Constructing a square inscribed in a circle

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Here is an activity that focuses on the actual construction of the square inscribed in a circle. The instructional activity allows for the use of dot paper or graph paper with straight edges and protractors, or dynamic geometry software programs. After construction, learners verify that the figure is a square. An additional small group activity has them approximate the percentage area of the square within the circle. 

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8th - 11th
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