Area of a Circle

Area of a Circle

Many-Sided Regular Polygons

Opening

Many-Sided Regular Polygons

  • Experiment with the shape of this polygon by adding more sides. As you increase the number of sides, what shape does the polygon get close to?
  • Observe what shape the polygon gets close to as its sides increase in number. How do you think your observation would help you figure out a way to find the area of that shape? Explain.

INTERACTIVE: Circle 2

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