Area of a Circle & Sector

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Key takeaways
Understand why the area of a circle is calculated.
How to calculate the area of a circle, semi-circle and sectors.
How to solve problems involving area of circles and sectors.
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

The area of a circle is calculated using the formula: A = π r² or put into words, pi times the radius squared. In this class, students will learn about the derivation of the area of a circle and will learn how to use the formula to calculate the area of a circle and sector. This class is aimed at students in Years 8 - 11 and can be used as revision of the topic or in place of a missed class. 

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This class is suitable for students in Year 8-11 or S2-S5.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

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