Area of a Circle - Geometry Made Easy
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Area of a Circle

Radius

The area of a circle is the flat surface inside its circumference. The area is always equal to the radius squared, multiplied by π (pi).

Here's a proof that this is always true for any circle.

Learn by doing: figure out the area of some circles around you.
Radius
Diameter
Circumference of a Circle
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