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Ch 47: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Circles

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Prepare for the ORELA Middle Grades Math test using the video lessons and quizzes in this chapter to review the properties of and formulas for working with circles. After you finish the entire chapter, you can take a practice cumulative exam to help gauge how well you understand the material you've reviewed.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Circles - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes multiple videos that cover the basics of circles to help you prepare for the ORELA Middle Grades Mathematics exam. These lessons review topics in:

  • Properties and parts of a circle
  • Central and inscribed angles
  • Radius
  • Diameter
  • Area
  • Circumference
  • Formulas for semicircles
  • Working with quarter circles
  • Solving word problems

You can use the short 5-10 minute video lessons in this chapter to help you review and remember how to solve math problems that include circles, semicircles and quarter circles. The included transcripts include key formulas and terminology, and multiple-choice quizzes are also available to test your comprehension and make sure you are ready for test day.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Circles Objectives

The state of Oregon uses the ORELA Middle Grades Math exam to gauge the knowledge and teaching skills of those who wish to teach basic math to middle school students. The exam covers math topics in areas such as numbers and operations, algebra, functions, measurement, geometry, statistics, probability and discrete math. The topics in this Circles chapter are covered within the measurement and geometry domain area, which makes up approximately 25% of the test questions. You can use the quizzes and chapter exam found in this chapter to become familiarized with this multiple-choice test format as well as practice solving circle-related math problems.

8 Lessons in Chapter 47: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Circles
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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