Class Agenda #19: All Sections

Student Learning Targets

  • Habit 2: I can reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • Habit 6: I attend to precision.
  • Habit 7: I look for and can make use of structures and patterns.
  • Circles 1: I understand the derivation for the equation of a circle on the coordinate plane.
  • Circles 2: I can derive the value of pi, and I understand the development of this number from a historical perspective.


What is Pi?

Think about your last six years of math education. Write your current definition of Pi on a post-it note. Keep in mind how precise you are being when you write your definition.

Circles Exercises

Here is a 2,200 year old definition of pi.


  • Problem Set 8
  • Delta Math

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