Explaining the equation for a circle

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By first starting with an explicit example of a radius and center point, this challenging lesson tries to help students gain an understanding of the Pythagorean theorem and the equation of a circle. Once they have accomplished the first task, they move toward developing a generalized equation of a circle. 

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9th - 12th
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Activities & Projects
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45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Creative Commons
BY-NC-SA: 4.0
Common Core