Perimeter, area, and volume
Circumference and area of circles
None
Labeling parts of a circle
Radius, diameter, center, and circumferenceall are parts of a circle. Let's go through each and make sure we understand how they are defined.
Discussion and questions for this video
Do you understand English? Click here to see more discussion happening on Khan Academy's English site.
Be specific, and indicate a time in the video:
At 5:31, how is the moon large enough to block the sun? Isn't the sun way larger?

Have something that's not a question about this content? 
This discussion area is not meant for answering homework questions.
How do you even spell radius(In plural)?
is it Radiusi or something?
is it Radiusi or something?
the plural of radius is simply radii
radii, just like the word cactus (cacti).
The plural of radius is radii, just like the plural of mouse is mice.
When a word ends with"us" than the "us" will be replaced with a double i.
I think its raduili
radii is not correct its raddiusii
Plural of radius is radii
radii is correct
What is the center?
The center of a circle is the point at which the distance to any part on the circle is exactly the same distance. The center is at the middle of the diameter and bisects the diameter to form two equivalent radii.
Imagine radii One end point is on the circumference. The other point is shared by all the radii and is equidistant from any point on the circumference and. IS called the centre of the circle
thank for the answer
How many radiis are in a circle.
EG,
The radius (plural: radii) of a circle is a line from the center of the circle to any point on the circle. So in one sense, you could say there are an infinite number of radii, because there are an infinite number of lines you could draw from the center of the circle to some point on the circle.
But in another sense, each circle has 1 radius… because although you could draw that line an infinite number of ways, EVERY single one of them would have the same length. So people typically say things like, "that circle has a radius of 3 units," or "this circle's radius is 7 centimeters."
The radius (plural: radii) of a circle is a line from the center of the circle to any point on the circle. So in one sense, you could say there are an infinite number of radii, because there are an infinite number of lines you could draw from the center of the circle to some point on the circle.
But in another sense, each circle has 1 radius… because although you could draw that line an infinite number of ways, EVERY single one of them would have the same length. So people typically say things like, "that circle has a radius of 3 units," or "this circle's radius is 7 centimeters."
INFINITE very hard to count
There could be 2 solutions to how many radii in a circle, EG.
The radii(plural for radius), in terms, has an infinite number of each because the radius is the distance(s) between the middle of the circle and any other point on the "edge" of the circle. And there is an infinite number of those.
But on the other hand, there may be just one way. Though there are infinite numbers of ways to draw the radii, they are all basically the same thing. They are all the same distance and if you draw a radius, you can rotate the circle(leaving the radius alone,) it is in a different place, but the same radius.
Hope this helped!
Skylar
The radii(plural for radius), in terms, has an infinite number of each because the radius is the distance(s) between the middle of the circle and any other point on the "edge" of the circle. And there is an infinite number of those.
But on the other hand, there may be just one way. Though there are infinite numbers of ways to draw the radii, they are all basically the same thing. They are all the same distance and if you draw a radius, you can rotate the circle(leaving the radius alone,) it is in a different place, but the same radius.
Hope this helped!
Skylar
There are infinite radii in a circle, as the radii spread in infinitely many directions.
the number of radii in a circle is infinite
who made or found the area of a circle
*Archimedes* figured it out a long time ago.
Learn more about him here  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes
Learn more about him here  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes
Archimedes died trying to discover pi, he never did discover it, though. A Roman soldier walked up to him, and in Greek, Archimedes shouted "stay away from my circles!" The Roman soldier pulled out his sword and decapitated Archimedes.
the center on a soccer field has a diameter of 20 yards. what is the circumference of the circle?
The circumference is equal to the number pi times the diameter. Also, check out that video above, it's very helpful!
The formula for finding the circumference of a circle is pie times the radius.
The radius is equal to half of the diameter, so the radius of the soccer field would be 10 yards.
So, 10 times pie (or 3.14) would be your answer.
An easy trick to multiply by tens is move the decimal point to the right one digit. So, if you had 3.14 you wanted to multiply by ten, you would move the decimal point one digit to the right, and you would have 31.4.
So, 31.4 yards is the circumference of the soccer field.
The radius is equal to half of the diameter, so the radius of the soccer field would be 10 yards.
So, 10 times pie (or 3.14) would be your answer.
An easy trick to multiply by tens is move the decimal point to the right one digit. So, if you had 3.14 you wanted to multiply by ten, you would move the decimal point one digit to the right, and you would have 31.4.
So, 31.4 yards is the circumference of the soccer field.
Is pi equal to 22/7?
Pi is irrational, and so it cannot be written as a fraction. The decimal itself never ends. 22/7 is slightly larger than what pi is, but you can use it for the purpose of calculations.
pi is not equal to 22/7 because it is irrational, but for most math problems you can use 22/7 or 3.14 as a substitute for pi.
pi is equal to 3.14159..... and the number just goes on. lots of people may think that pi is 22/7 but their wrong. Make sure you dont thinkto hard about pi because it is just a number, but there is a fancy latin symbol for it.
It is really close to 22/7 but not quite exact pi is 3.141592653589........(infinity) but it can be simplified as 3.14 (or just the pi symbol)
it is very close to 22/7 but it is better to use 3.14159 or just the pi button on the calculator
I made a program that shows what Sal did:
https://www.khanacademy.org/cs/circle/1828421139
The center is also called the origin. The formula A=πr² means that the area of a circle is equal to its radius times the radius times pi. The other formula C=2rπ means that a circle's circumference is equal to two radius (or diameter) times pi.
Hope this helps, if you don't understand!
https://www.khanacademy.org/cs/circle/1828421139
The center is also called the origin. The formula A=πr² means that the area of a circle is equal to its radius times the radius times pi. The other formula C=2rπ means that a circle's circumference is equal to two radius (or diameter) times pi.
Hope this helps, if you don't understand!
are diameters of the same circle equal if radii of the same circle are equal?
Yes. The diameter is 2 times the radius. So, for example, if the two radii were 1 then their diameter would be 2 for both of them. You can also think of it this way if r=r then 2r=2r.
the radis is a line that goes on until the middle of the circle
Radii is simply the plural of radius. A radius is a segment that goes from the center of the circle out to the circumference. It's important in finding area of a circle & length of sectors.
a radius is a line that connects the center of a circle to the edge of the circle
Why do we need to learn about this
what is the circumference though
The circumference is the distance around a circle. It's like the perimeter, only using a special term.
Hello can some one help me I was doing the practice problem and it said I'm close to the right answer but I don't know how to put the right answer can some one help me at least show me how to type it in. Here's what it said Your answer is close, but you may have approximated pi. Enter your answer as a multiple of pi, like 12 pi or 2/3 pi
What did you answer? If you are multiplying, say, X, by pi, write Xpi. You can also always click on the "Answer Format" button on top of the answer bar to see how your answer should look.
are there parts of a oval or is it impossible to specify an oval?
20131116T23:52:49Z
by
Anonymous
Stick with the geometry videos and you'll find out pretty soon!
where did pi come from and who worked out pi's formula
I think that the number pi (3.14159... and so on) was made by the latin, but I am not completly sure, the only reason i think that is because, the symbol that is used for pi is a latin letter/symbol.
my windows down and cruise!
How do i booty clap?
how to slopes
At 0:49, he says you can have more than one radius. Does this mean that I could have more than one diameter?
You can have more than one diameter but they are all the same length.
yes, you can have more than one diameter.
yes you can have more than one diameter, if the radius is half of a circle you have to have a whole part of the circle, so yes you can.
Basically, the diameters will be the same if it's on the same circle, but you can have diameters in more than one spot, so yeah, you can have plenty of diameters and radii too.
Thank you so much for your help
if a protracror has a specified set of pionts ( 108) could you set two of them above another to make a circle you weould have 360 specified pionts but dosnt a circle have an infinite set of points
You need to clarify "point" and "degree." A point is one of the undefined terms of Geometry. It just means a place or spot. It doesn't even have any dimension  it's just there! But that helps us build up some kind of understanding of all the shapes around us.
The markings on the protractor, on the other hand, are degrees. It's a specific way of measuring how far apart two segments are at the vertex where they meet. We also use degrees to talk about how far around a circle you might travel in connection with a central angle (any angle whose vertex is the center of the circle).
So circles have both things going for them, but they're two different things: there are an infinite set of points or spots going around a circle because a point can be any size...or really, has no size at all (which is why there's an infinite number of them); and there's 360 degrees in rotating all the way around a circle.
The markings on the protractor, on the other hand, are degrees. It's a specific way of measuring how far apart two segments are at the vertex where they meet. We also use degrees to talk about how far around a circle you might travel in connection with a central angle (any angle whose vertex is the center of the circle).
So circles have both things going for them, but they're two different things: there are an infinite set of points or spots going around a circle because a point can be any size...or really, has no size at all (which is why there's an infinite number of them); and there's 360 degrees in rotating all the way around a circle.
I know right! 2 me it dosent make scence
I am confused why do we use pi in this equation
I think that's because almost all equations (if not all) relating to circles use pi
I need help and now
Please can someone help me
How many radii does a circle have?
How many diameters does a circle have?
Please can someone help me
How many radii does a circle have?
How many diameters does a circle have?
A circle has an infinite number of radii and diameters since any line drawn through its center is its diameter and half of that line is the radius.
ok it depends...on your diagram...and how many lines it has. Some diagrams have 3 radii, and some have 19....it just depends on your diagram. there's no set number!
So, there can be multiple radius (or radii or whatever) and diameters but there's only one center right?
There are an infinite amount of lines protruding from the center, so therefore there are infinite radii and diameters. And because only one place is the exact middle of the circle, you are right, there is only one center.
There are an infinite number of radii making up a circle, but they are all the exact same length, same could be said for diameter. You are correct that there is only one center, as only one point can be in the exact center of a circle.
In 1:03 can a radius come from outside of the circle also?
A radius is a line from the center of a circle to the circumference.
Thank you for your helpful answer.
Is there a part of a circle called the chord? Did Sal mention it?
A line that touches two points on a circle is a chord.
How come sometimes when you're trying out to find the diameter of something, cause I know that diameter = 2 times the radius, say for example, you're trying to find the diameter of 14pi, you would take half of that and originally multiply it by 2, but the answer would only result in half the number (7)? Can someone explain this to me?
The diameter is two times the radius and the circumference is two times the radius times pi, so since the diameter is two times the radius, the diameter is simply the circumference divided by pi, which in your case results with 14 instead of 7(you found the radius).
why dose he always repete things
sal just wants to make sure he gets his point across. some people need to hear things more than once
I don't know, but it can get annoying.
I know that pi is approximately 3.141592653589793238462643383279, but what are tau and e? What are their approximate values? And how and where do we use these irrational numbers?
(for example, pi is very useful when dealing with the area and circumference of circles)
(for example, pi is very useful when dealing with the area and circumference of circles)
the core is the middle of earth so from earth crust 2 core thats radius ####Smart (:
How do you type PI into the answer on the challenges?
You just type it in lowercase letters: pi
BTW, you can type π if you are using a Windows PC by typing Alt 227 (press and hold [Alt}, type on the numberpad (_not the main keys_) 227, then release [Alt] ).
However, I don't think the challenge software accepts π, but I am not certain.
BTW, you can type π if you are using a Windows PC by typing Alt 227 (press and hold [Alt}, type on the numberpad (_not the main keys_) 227, then release [Alt] ).
However, I don't think the challenge software accepts π, but I am not certain.
So does radius x 2 = diameter?
yes,
example if the radius of the circle was 3cm...
the diameter would be 3 * 2 = 6cm
example if the radius of the circle was 3cm...
the diameter would be 3 * 2 = 6cm
i think in plural form to say Radius is Radii. RADI  I
The standard plural of "radius" is "radii". However, "radiuses" is an acceptable alternative plural (though many teachers won't like it).
what about the diamiter? I dont understand how you go from a raidius to a diamiter and back
The radius of a circle is always half of the diameter. If you are given that the radius is 10, you immediately know that the diameter is 20. And if you are given the diameter, just divide it by 2 to get the radius for example, if you are given that the diameter is 20, simply diving this by 2 tells you that the radius is 10.
Does that make sense?
Does that make sense?
If you have the circumference of a circle how do you find itś radius.
Please help.
Please help.
Circumference = 2*pi*radius
Solve for radius, and you see that:
radius = circumference/(2*pi)
Solve for radius, and you see that:
radius = circumference/(2*pi)
Circumference= pi X diameter
Especially in Khan Academy, the question will say, "if the circumference is 16pi, then what is the radius?"
So, if it's pi X diameter, it's obvious the diameter is 16. The radius being half of that, therefore the radius is 8 (16/2=8) Hope this helps (and please vote for this if it does.)
Especially in Khan Academy, the question will say, "if the circumference is 16pi, then what is the radius?"
So, if it's pi X diameter, it's obvious the diameter is 16. The radius being half of that, therefore the radius is 8 (16/2=8) Hope this helps (and please vote for this if it does.)
Think about it, how do you use the radius to get to the circumference. so say the circumference is 14, you divide 14 by pi and get 4.46, then you divide 4.46 by 2 which equals 2.23.
c=14
d=4.46
r=2.23
c=14
d=4.46
r=2.23
If you have the area of a cricle how do you find it's circumference.
the are is r squared so if its 49 the radius is 7 and with that info you can find the circumference
Take the area and find the square root. Times that by two to get the diameter. Times the Diameter by Pi and you get the circumference.
I don't understand how to do Circles and arcs can anyone help explain this to me?
well learnhow to add and subtract your inequality
how can u find the perimeter??
The perimeter is actually the circumference. It is found by multiplying pi (3.14) times the diameter
what is the difference between the Perimeter and area?
Perimeter is the distance around the edge. Area is the space bounded by the perimeter.
Example:
If you had a square plot of land that measured 3ft on each side, then the perimeter would be 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 4 x 3 = 12 ft. The area would be 3 x 3 = 9 sq ft.
Example:
If you had a square plot of land that measured 3ft on each side, then the perimeter would be 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 4 x 3 = 12 ft. The area would be 3 x 3 = 9 sq ft.
What is a circumference? I do it in my course one class in sixth grade, and I know how to do it, but I don't know what circumference means. Please comment or answer my question!
Circumference is the distance around a circle.
circumference equals radius multiplied by 2 multiplied by pi
what is the formula for diameter of a circle
the diameter is two times the radius ( a straight line half way across the circle).
at 1:58, is the circumfrence like the perimeter
The circumference is the same concept as the perimeter, but make sure to not mix them up.
where did tau come from?
Here is a video that explains why some people have suggested that Tau is better than pi
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/trigonometry/basictrigonometry/long_live_tau/v/tauversuspi
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/trigonometry/basictrigonometry/long_live_tau/v/tauversuspi
this was areally confusing and hard to follow, is there an easier video to explain this kind of struff
Sorry if this isn't the answer you were looking for, but the video basically says that:
1) A circle shows all the points at a certain distance from a certain point. This certain point is called the *Center of the circle*. This certain distance is called *Radius*.
2) Doubling the radius gives the *Diameter* (which is basically two radii put together).
3) The *Circumference* is the length of the circle. You could say that it helps you to measure how large the circle is i.e a bigger circle has a larger circumference. If you imagine that the circle is formed by a string, the length of the string is the circumference.
It is actually quite simple, and I would recommend viewing the video a couple of times if it isn't immediately obvious. If you have any further queries, you can always ask a more 'to the point' question like "What is [something]" or "What does Sal say in the video at XX:XX?".
1) A circle shows all the points at a certain distance from a certain point. This certain point is called the *Center of the circle*. This certain distance is called *Radius*.
2) Doubling the radius gives the *Diameter* (which is basically two radii put together).
3) The *Circumference* is the length of the circle. You could say that it helps you to measure how large the circle is i.e a bigger circle has a larger circumference. If you imagine that the circle is formed by a string, the length of the string is the circumference.
It is actually quite simple, and I would recommend viewing the video a couple of times if it isn't immediately obvious. If you have any further queries, you can always ask a more 'to the point' question like "What is [something]" or "What does Sal say in the video at XX:XX?".
the circumference is the perimeter of the circle
pi actually came from ancient India under the rule of the gupta king Chandhra Gupta II during India's golden age
That's interesting , how did they come up with that.
Very nice to know! :)
So the diameter the 2 times the radius or the radius squared?
The radius is a line that goes from the center to the edge. The diameter is a line that goes across the circle, through the center. So the diameter has to be 2 times the radius.
It is 2 times the radius. NOT radius squared.
can the radius be anywhere? i know it has to be half of the diameter. so where the diameter is, half of that is the radius?
That didn't really answer my question though. yes to the 1st one or second one? Thankyou!
yes it can. you are intelligent my friend.
What is the difference between a sector and a chord of a circle ?
A chord is a line segment that connects two points of a circle. A sector is like a pie slice that is made up of two radii and the arc between them.
1:10
so there are a infinate number of raidus?
so there are a infinate number of raidus?
yes, a circle has infinite radii, as you can keep on changing the angle by a small amount
My question is that I was told that pi is equal to 3.14 and 22/7 is that true or not?
No, neither is true. π is an irrational and transcendental number. You cannot express it exactly by any algebraic fraction or decimal.
So, 3.14 or 22/7 are *very* rough approximations of π.
If you want better approximations, 3.1415927 should cover most needs. For a fraction I suggest 355/113 which is accurate to 7 digits.
So, 3.14 or 22/7 are *very* rough approximations of π.
If you want better approximations, 3.1415927 should cover most needs. For a fraction I suggest 355/113 which is accurate to 7 digits.
Pi hast infinitely many places. Here are some: 3.14159265358979323846264338327950
2884197169399375105820974944592307
8164062862089986280348253421170679
8214808651328230664709384460955058
2231725359408128481117450284102701
9385211055596446229489549303819644
2881097566593344612847564823378678
3165271201909145648566923460348610
454326648213393607260249141273....
Some people with too much time have computed 10 trillion places of pi so far.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronology_of_computation_of_π
2884197169399375105820974944592307
8164062862089986280348253421170679
8214808651328230664709384460955058
2231725359408128481117450284102701
9385211055596446229489549303819644
2881097566593344612847564823378678
3165271201909145648566923460348610
454326648213393607260249141273....
Some people with too much time have computed 10 trillion places of pi so far.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronology_of_computation_of_π
How is knowing how to find out the circumference and radius of a circle help me in life?
We use circles a lot in our society. If you work in manufacturing, it is important for tires, gears, belts, pulleys, etc. Circular geometry is the basis of much of our trigonometry, (Have you heard of the "unit circle"? You will!) which is used in basic physics, architecture, road design, and many other fields.
but even if pi is a series of 9 numbers put together in an order that doesn't repeat, shouldn't it have an end of the combinations? :/
like, 3.14159... and it's in a specific order, and it doesn't repeat. shouldn't it be ending somehow?
like, 3.14159... and it's in a specific order, and it doesn't repeat. shouldn't it be ending somehow?
Good question. If you include 0, pi is actually made up of combinations of 10 numbers put together. The number of possible combinations of 10 digits is 10^10 = 10 billion. Now that's a lot!
But does pi end or stop being irrational after 10 times 10 billion digits? The answer is no. In reality, the fact that there are 10 billion possible combinations of 10 digits has nothing to do with the properties of pi. When mathematicians say pi has absolutely no repetition in its decimal sequence, they really mean it.
The combinations of digits don't repeat themselves in any sort of pattern. In other words pi is NOT periodic. Pi is an irrational number and that means that it can't be represented as a fraction and there are literally an infinite number number of digits in nonrepeating sequences after its decimal point. A periodic number would be something like 0.123412341234... , 1.67516751675..., or even a number with all 10 billion combinations of 10 digits repeating themselves infinitely would be considered periodic. Such numbers all have repeating sequences of digits, but pi doesn't. It may appear to to be periodic, but it really isn't because each apparent "pattern" you might notice in pi is totally random and it's followed by another random combination of digits unrelated to the placement of other random combinations of digits within an infinite sequence of digits.
Here's an overview of proofs that pi is irrational that may be worth looking at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proof_that_%CF%80_is_irrational
Warning: The math is rather advanced.
But does pi end or stop being irrational after 10 times 10 billion digits? The answer is no. In reality, the fact that there are 10 billion possible combinations of 10 digits has nothing to do with the properties of pi. When mathematicians say pi has absolutely no repetition in its decimal sequence, they really mean it.
The combinations of digits don't repeat themselves in any sort of pattern. In other words pi is NOT periodic. Pi is an irrational number and that means that it can't be represented as a fraction and there are literally an infinite number number of digits in nonrepeating sequences after its decimal point. A periodic number would be something like 0.123412341234... , 1.67516751675..., or even a number with all 10 billion combinations of 10 digits repeating themselves infinitely would be considered periodic. Such numbers all have repeating sequences of digits, but pi doesn't. It may appear to to be periodic, but it really isn't because each apparent "pattern" you might notice in pi is totally random and it's followed by another random combination of digits unrelated to the placement of other random combinations of digits within an infinite sequence of digits.
Here's an overview of proofs that pi is irrational that may be worth looking at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proof_that_%CF%80_is_irrational
Warning: The math is rather advanced.
3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844609550582231725359408128481117450284102701938521105559644622948954930381964428810975665933446128475648233786783165271201909145648566923460348610454326648213393607260249141273724587006606315588174881520920962829254091715364367892590360011330530548820466521384146951941511609433057270365759591953092186117381932611793105118548074462379962749567351885752724891227938183011949129833673362440656643086021394946395224719070217986094370277053921717629317675238467481846I memorized=pi
in a circle what part is like area
The inside of the circumference.
where can i get videos on arc properties and tangent properties???
Who made the words perimeter and area?
Perimeter is of Greek origin. Peri means "around", and meter means "measure".
Area is just from the Latin word area, which means "open space".
Google :)
Area is just from the Latin word area, which means "open space".
Google :)
How many numbers are in pi?
Pi is an irrational number, and it doesn't have a repetition pattern or finite number of digits. I'm not sure, but I think the most digits mathematicians calculated of pi is something around 205 million digits.
do you have to memorize the parts of a circle?
Hi, I'm having a problem proving that a circle is identical/ lies on a circle,
Let's say I have 4 points. A being (3,1) B (2,4) C (5,3) D=(6,2) with center of (2,1)
Any ideas?
Let's say I have 4 points. A being (3,1) B (2,4) C (5,3) D=(6,2) with center of (2,1)
Any ideas?
i know what all these parts of the circle are, but i would like if you could help me understand chord, secant, and tangent in relation to circles? do u have a video for that? im in 10th grade geometry an really struggling. plz help!
Try the search box for each of these terms. I've definitely seen videos on each of these. They may not all be described with respect to circles, as they also fall in other areas.
If pi is a never ending number with infinite decimal places how did they prove it was never ending in the first place?
Pi is infinite, but eventually over time it repeats itself. Therefore, making it stop at one point but keep going..... If that makes any sense..
I have heard the term, but what is a chord?
A chord is a line segment within a circle that does not have to go through the center of the circle. Diameters are the longest chords in a circle because they go through the center. Chords become shorter as they get farther from the center of the circle.
Is cercumfrene perimeter for circles?
yes,the circumference is the perimeter of the circle wait nevermind some one already awnsered
yes. the circumference is the perimeter of the circle.
this gets kinda confusing but thx for your help
.
.
Try to understand the concept and practice it until u get it and then u advance yourself to next step.
WTVA!
<translation: "watch the video again!">
<translation: "watch the video again!">
Just watch the video again
how is it confusing? maybe u can help
is the circumfrance like the diameter ?
Sure, circumference is like the diameter, except that it is about 3.14 times as long as the diameter, and it is curved into a circle shape. Circumference is the distance around a circle. Diameter is the distance across.
What is a secant?
a line passing through 2 points of a circle!
can you please add a video on circle theorems
thank you!!!
thank you!!!
People say there is something about a chord. What is a chord and what is it's place in a circle?
A chord is a line segment joining any two points in a circle. Diameter of a circle is the longest chord of any circle.
how do you change from radiant to degrees step bye step how do you know when to use it?
180 degrees is pi radians. So how much is 90 degrees? Easy, right?
How can you get an arc out of a circle? And how would you find the arc in the circle in terms of pi.
At 0:07 did you said the circle?
What is the proof that the tangent of a circle is perpendicular to the diameter that intersects the tangent?
Why aren't there other names for triangles? Squares? Why just circles?
how do i find the circumference of a circle
Circumference is equal to 2 * pi * the radius of the circle, or pi * diameter since 2* radius = diameter.
I'm not sure what Pi is I've heard of it and I know It's the Circumference of a circle. But how do I use it?
Pi is describes the relationship between the radius of a circle and its circumference. If you divide the circumference of a circle by twice its radius, you will ALWAYS get Pi. That is, Pi = circumference/(2*Pi). Rearranging this equation, you get the familiar formula from school, circumference = 2*pi*r.
This video is kind of nice:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/geometry/circles/v/circlesradiusdiameterandcircumference
But there are LOTS of resources out there about Pi.
This video is kind of nice:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/geometry/circles/v/circlesradiusdiameterandcircumference
But there are LOTS of resources out there about Pi.
How do I write Pi on a computer? Or in case am solving a problem and I arrived at a solution, say 10Pi. Shoud I go further and multiply or I should just leave it as it is? If I were to leave it, how do I insert Pi on the computer?
Press the Num ⇩ key. You can find this button on the right or left side of your keyboard.Hold down the ⎇ Alt key. You can find this button on the bottom right and left row of your keyboard, to the left and right of the Spacebar. Type in 227 using the Number Pad. The Number Pad will consist of a block of the numbers from 09 and you can typically find it to the right of your keyboard. You can also use 960. I know it's studious but that's what i do just stick to "Pi."
π is how you write pi on a computer
isnt the center in the middle and the diameter crosses it becuase thats what i thought
about 0:00 or 0:01 he says "draw circle" instead of "draw A circle"
Is there any other parts of a circle?
Thanks
Thanks
These are the most basic components of a circle. There are other parts associated with circles like the chord (a line drawn between two points in the circumference which is not the diameter), arc (a curved portion of the circumference), versine (a line perpendicular to to a chord from its midpoint to the corresponding arc), tangent (an external line drawn to a circle that touches a single point on its circumference) etc.
Are these videos in order? Cuz it feels like otherwise
The videos should be in order
What times pie equals circumference?
The diameter x Pi equals the circumference
i thought that a circle could n't be measured until i found ou a lil piece at the top is flat.But is their another way to maesure a circle?
is a diameter always striaght
Yes, Diameter is always straight. You're right
It's a straight line drawn across a circle, from one point on the circumference to another, that passes through the center of the circle.
Yes, the diameter is always straight and is a 180 degree central angle of a circle.
How do you measure the circumfrence?
2 π r (two times 3.141 times the radius)
so the radius doubled is the length of the diameter
3.14=pi. so, how do you multiply pi by a million numbers all at one time?
these only 4 parts of a circle?
Is the circumfrence like the perimeter
yes they are both the same
Yes, the circumference is the perimeter. The perimeter of a circle to be exact.
how do you find the measurement of the arcs?
thanks this does helped me GGWP
(Angle measurement of arc/360)*(pi*diameter).
What this means is that the arc is a portion of a circle, a fraction. The distance around the circle would be the circumference.
What this means is that the arc is a portion of a circle, a fraction. The distance around the circle would be the circumference.
can you use subtraction for this
how do you find the circumfrence of the circle?
The formula for the circumference of a circle is πr^2 which is basically taking the radius (r) and multiplying it by itself (^2) then multiplying the result by the number pi (π)
You would times pi by the diameter (the radius doubled).
at 2:08 ,Is the radius half of the diameter cause it looks like that
yes it goes from the side of the circle to the center called the center
The radius is always half the diameter.
ya pretty much the radius is half the circle and half of the diameter
is radius the outside
No, the outside is the circumference. A radius RADIATES out from the center to the edge.
Are there any other videos that can help me with this topic  I DON'T UNDERSTAND!!!
The video, Area of a Circle might help you find out the different parts of a circle.
i just reealized who is the man that is speaking thier?
Is it possible for circles to overlap and create more circles?
this did'nt tell me anything i needed to know on radius diameter and circumference
should put in tangent and other parts
at 1:08 is the you make the senter line. does that help make this easier?
where did pi come from and who worked out pi's formula
some greek person figured out pi
is it possible to have a diameter of a chord?
The diameter is the longest chord of the circle.
Have you read sir cumference and the knight's round table ?
when multiplying pie can we just use 3.14 only
Normally 3.14 is good enough, however many tests and work in general will allow you to only use 3 or even better, just leave it in terms of pi.
By the way, pie is the food, pi (π) is the mathematical number / greek letter.
By the way, pie is the food, pi (π) is the mathematical number / greek letter.
Yes normally that is good enough. It is spelled "pi" and not "pie" though. :) See my other answer above about how many digits to use for pi.
i dont like his voice i would like if the voice changed every once and a while.
can u help me with how 2 find the length of the diagonals inside a circle
all you do is try and figure out what the diameter is
what can i do to get the area of a 7 circle
Discuss the site
For general discussions about Khan Academy, click here.
Flag inappropriate posts
Here are posts to avoid making. If you do encounter them, flag them for attention from our Guardians.
abuse
 disrespectful or offensive
 an advertisement
not helpful
 low quality
 not about the video topic
 soliciting votes or seeking badges
 a homework question
 a duplicate answer
 repeatedly making the same post
wrong category
 a tip or thanks in Questions
 a question in Tips & Thanks
 an answer that should be its own question
about the site
 a question about Khan Academy
 a post about badges
 a technical problem with the site
 a request for features
Your SpinOffs
Share a tip
Thank the author
Have something that's not a tip or thanks about this content?
This discussion area is not meant for answering homework questions.