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Ch 47: MEGA Middle School Math: Circles

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Let us help you review formulas used to determine the measurements of circles with these video lessons and quizzes. Studying these topics will help you prepare for the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Middle School Math exam.

MEGA Middle School Math: Circles - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to refresh your understanding of how to solve circle problems and apply specific formulas to make calculations about circles. Video lessons contain illustrations and examples to support the learning experience. The lessons will help you answer questions on the MEGA Middle School mathematics exam about:

  • Identifying parts of a circle
  • Defining central and inscribed angles
  • Explaining how to calculate diameter, area, radius, and circumference
  • Understanding how to calculate measurements of semicircles and quarter circles
  • Solving word problems relating to circles

The lessons are all taught by subject-matter experts who use fun illustrations and real-life examples to teach these math concepts. You can stop videos at any point to further review material you might be unsure of, and the quizzes can be taken more than once to help you gauge what you have retained from the lessons.

MEGA Middle School Math: Circles Chapter Objectives

MEGA exams are taken by current or prospective teachers seeking certification in specific content areas at any level from pre-K through high school. This Circles chapter is designed as a study guide to help you prepare to answer questions found in Measurement and Geometry domain area of the MEGA Middle School mathematics exam. This content domain makes up 27% of your total score on the test. This mathematics exam contains 80 multiple-choice questions and is completely computer based.

8 Lessons in Chapter 47: MEGA Middle School Math: Circles
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Parts of a Circle

1. Parts of a Circle

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to identify the parts of a circle. You will learn the names of four different parts of a circle along with what each part does for the circle.

Central and Inscribed Angles: Definitions and Examples

2. Central and Inscribed Angles: Definitions and Examples

When we're working with circles, there are two key angles to know: central angles and inscribed angles. These angles have a few special theorems, which we'll discuss and practice using in this lesson.

How to Find the Radius of a Circle: Definition & Formula

3. How to Find the Radius of a Circle: Definition & Formula

In this lesson, you will discover the definition of a radius. You will also learn how to find the radius of a circle using three different formulas based on diameter, circumference, and area.

How to Find the Diameter of a Circle: Definition, Formula & Example

4. How to Find the Diameter of a Circle: Definition, Formula & Example

Learn the definition of the diameter of a circle and how to find it using a simple formula. See some examples, then test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Circles: Area and Circumference

5. Circles: Area and Circumference

Understanding how to calculate the area and circumference of circles plays a vital role in some of our everyday functions. They serve as the foundation for operating with three-dimensional figures. Learn more about the area and circumference of circles in this lesson.

Semicircle: Definition, Perimeter & Area Formulas

6. Semicircle: Definition, Perimeter & Area Formulas

In this lesson, you'll discover what a semicircle is. You'll also discover the formulas for perimeter and area that will work on every semicircle. Then, test your knowledge by taking a brief quiz.

Quarter Circles: Calculating Area, Perimeter & Radius

7. Quarter Circles: Calculating Area, Perimeter & Radius

Watch as we solve problems involving the quarter circle in this video lesson. Learn what quarter circles look like, how to find their area, their perimeter, and their radius.

Circles in Word Problems

8. Circles in Word Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve word problems that involve circles. Learn how the properties of circles make your problem-solving life that much easier and quicker.

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