Maths: Pie Charts

Curriculum support35 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Understand that there are 360° in a circle so each group in the pie chart will be a proportion of 360°.
Calculate the angle of each sector in a pie chart.
Use a protractor to accurately draw a pie chart.
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.

Pie charts are a common way of representing data and can be used to show many things from a company's yearly sales to people's favourite movie category. In this lesson, students will learn how to calculate the proportion of each sector in a pie chart and then apply their knowledge of angles to draw each sector. This class is aimed at students in Years 8 - 11 and is a great way to solidify knowledge on the concept.

Try these classes next!: Solving Equations with BracketsSubstitutionDividing DecimalsBox PlotsStandard Form


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

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

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
Already have an account? Login
Please see our privacy policy here