### Examples

If a 12-inch pizza is cut into 6 equal slices and Mikel ate 2 slices, how many square inches of pizza did he eat?### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Instruction focuses on the connection between formulas for the area of a rectangle and the area of a circle.

*Clarification 2: *Problem types include finding areas of fractional parts of a circle.

*Clarification 3:* Solutions may be represented in terms of pi (π) or approximately.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**7

**Strand:**Geometric Reasoning

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## Formative Assessments

## Original Student Tutorials

## Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiasts

## Tutorials

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to complete and explain an informal derivation of the relationship between the circumference and area of a circle.

Students are asked to write the formula for the area of a circle, explain what each symbol represents, and label the radius on a diagram.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Explore how to calculate the area of circles in terms of pi and with pi approximations in this interactive tutorial. You will also experience irregular area situations that require the use of the area of a circle formula.

Learn to solve problems involving the circumference and area of circle-shaped pools in this interactive tutorial.

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Explore how to calculate the area of circles in terms of pi and with pi approximations in this interactive tutorial. You will also experience irregular area situations that require the use of the area of a circle formula.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn to solve problems involving the circumference and area of circle-shaped pools in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorials

This video shows how the area and circumference relate to each other and how changing the radius of a circle affects the area and circumference.

Type: Tutorial

In this video, watch as we find the area of a circle when given the diameter.

Type: Tutorial