Unit 3, Lesson 2# Exploring Circles

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In this lesson, students move from the informal idea of a circle as "a round figure" to the more formal definition that a circle is the set of points that are equally distant from the center, enclosing a circular region. Be introduced to the terms diameter, center, radius, and circumference. Learning targets: students can identify the diameter, center, radius, and circumference of a circle.