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GCSE Math Lesson 18 - Equation of a Circle

For a more detailed overview of the topics that will be covered in this GCSE math lesson on Equation of a Circle, please visit the Glossary Page.

Learning Objectives:

  • What is the equation of a circle?
  • How to draw a circle on a graph?
  • Work out the equation of a tangent to a circle?

Section 1 - Video Tutorials

The GCSE math lesson on the Equation of a Circle consists of 1 educational video tutorial and reveals the benefits of using the Equation of a Circle when it comes to plotting circles on graphs. Start learning more about the Equation of a Circle today.

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Section 2 - Practice Questions

Test yourself on what you have learned from the educational video tutorial in Section 1 with these multiple choice practice questions. If you are unsure on how to answer the questions, then we recommend you re-watch the video tutorials, because you will be able to follow the concepts and/or methods much better once you know what to expect. Practice makes perfect!

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Section 3 - Exam Style Questions

The multiple choice practice questions in Section 2 have hopefully improved your confidence and understanding of this GCSE math topic. Have a go answering these exam style questions on the Equation of a Circle. These are the types of questions that you may come across in your GCSE math exams. We recommend you use a spare piece of paper to write down your workings out and then check against the mark scheme.

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