Finding the Area of a Sector: Formula & Practice Problems Video


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What is the area of the following sector? (approximate pi to 3.14)

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1. If the sector of the circle measures 180 degrees, what is that portion of the circle?

2. If a clock's face measures 14 inches across, how much area is between the minute and hour hands at 5 o' clock? (approximate pi to 3.14)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz, you will practice finding the area of a sector and finding the angle of a sector through various word problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your abilities in:

  • Finding the area of a sector given a diagram
  • Using information about a sector's area to find the angle
  • Understanding word problems about this topic

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about finding the angle of a sector
  • Making connections- use your understanding of circle diagrams to find the area of a sector in a circle
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve multiple sector area word problems

Additional Learning

If you need more information on this topic, refer to the lesson titled Finding the Area of a Sector: Formula & Practice Problems. This lesson was designed to cover these objectives:

  • Define what a sector is
  • Understand where a sector originates within a circle
  • Describe how to find the area of a sector
  • Identify the formula when the angle is provided in degrees
  • Know the formula using radians for angles