How Do You Find Geometric Probability Using Areas?

How Do You Find Geometric Probability Using Areas?

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This tutorial gives you practice finding geometric probability. Given a circle inscribed in a square, you'll see how to find the probability that a point chosen at random will land in the circle!

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Background Tutorials

Apply the formula for the area of regular polygons to solve problems using appropriate units of measure

Did you know that you can figure out the formula for the area of a circle by first turning the circle into a parallelogram? It seems a little weird, but it really works! Watch this tutorial to see how it's done!