Instructional Activity# Covering a Circle

Lesson 7. Unit 3. Grade 7 Open Up Resources

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 7, Unit 3, Grade 7. In this activity students compare the area of a circle of radius r with the area of a square of side length r through trying to cover the circle with different amounts of squares. The task is open-ended so the students can look for a very rough estimate or can look for a more precise estimate.