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A circle is very interesting and simple geometric shape. Most of us know the circles since our childhood and might have learned about them in elementary grades or in high school. But just a few of us acknowledge its definition. It can be defined as the path of all the points whose distance from a fixed central point remains fixed or constant.
There are numerous examples of circular objects we find in our day to day life, such as a round dinner plate, lid of a jar and an engagement ring, are some of them.
Before going deep into explaining tips to find the area of a circle, let’s talk about the basic geometric terms related to this shape.
Center: First of all, students need to know about the center of a circle. It can be defined as a point inside the circle and is at the same distance from all of the points on its boundary. The fixed point in above definition is the center. Read the rest of this entry »