- Example: Which will give you more: three 6-inch pizzas or two 8-inch pizzas? Explain your answer.
TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS
- Reporting Category: Geometry
This benchmark will be assessed using:
MA.912.G.6.2 Define and identify: circumference, radius, diameter, arc, arc length, chord, secant, tangent and concentric circles.
MA.912.G.6.4 Determine and use measures of arcs and related angles (central, inscribed, and intersections of secants and tangents).
- Clarification :
Students will solve problems related to circles.
- Content Limits :
All angle measurements will be in degrees.
Items may require statements and/or justifications to complete formal and informal proofs.
- Stimulus Attributes :
Items may be set in either real-world or mathematical contexts.
Graphics should be used in most of these items, as appropriate.
SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (2)
- Test Item #: Sample Item 1
Allison created an embroidery design of a stylized star emblem. The perimeter of the design is made by alternating semicircle and quarter-circle arcs. Each arc is formed from a circle with a 2 1/2 -inch diameter. There are 4 semicircle and 4 quarter-circle arcs, as shown in the diagram below.
To the nearest whole inch, what is the perimeter of Allison’s design?
- Difficulty: N/A
- Type: MC: Multiple Choice