Sector of a Circle: Definition & Formula


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What is a sector?

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1. What does n stand for in the formula for the area of a sector?

2. In the formula for the area of a sector, what does 3.14 represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will prompt you to answer questions on sectors and the formula for the area of a sector, as well as its components.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The specific goals of this practice are highlighted by its questions on:

  • The definition of a sector
  • What n stands for
  • Where the radius is plugged into the formula for area
  • Application of the formula for area

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding geometry
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on circular sectors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the formula for the area of a sector

Additional Learning

Learn more on circular sectors with our lesson called Sector of a Circle: Definition & Formula. This lesson will make you more knowledgeable of topics such as:

  • Sectors
  • Solving for the area of a sector
  • Applications of the formula for area
  • Semicircles and quadrants