Circular Arcs and Circles: Definitions and Examples


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The locus of points that are the same distance from a center point form:

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1. The smaller shape connecting two points on a circle is called a:

2. The distance around the edge of a circle is called a:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Circles and circular arcs have many related vocabulary terms that this quiz and worksheet can help you remember. You will be given several definitions where you will need to select the matching term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessments, students will need to know how to define:

  • Circumference
  • Semi circle
  • Circle
  • Minor arc
  • Radius

Skills Practiced

Students can use this quiz and worksheet to test these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can correctly define the key terms related to circles and circular arcs
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as major arc and minor arc
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding circles and circular arcs

Additional Learning

To gather more information about this topic, watch the complementary video lesson on Circular Arcs & Circles. You will become acquainted with the following terms:

  • Locus and locus of points
  • A circle and its parts
  • The circumference of a circle
  • Circular arcs, major arcs and minor arcs