Square and Circle

This Square and Circle assessment also includes:

To determine the dimensional change to quadruple the area, class members determine how to increase the dimensions of a square and a circle to increase the perimeter by a given factor. they then calculate the necessary factor to create increases in the areas of the two figures.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Develop general ratio relationships between lengths, perimeters, and area
  • Have individuals describe how to create the figures rather than just create them
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide class with rulers to measure the figures
Pros

  • Rubric identifies the math big ideas in the assessment
  • The side of the square is the same as the diameter of the circle, so scholars only need to compute once
Cons

  • None