Geometry Module 5, Topic D Overview

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Topic D brings in coordinate geometry to establish the equation of a circle.  Students solve problems to find the equations of specific tangent lines or the coordinates of specific points of contact.  They also express circles via analytic equations.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
G.GPE.1 Derive the equation of a circle of given center and radius using the Pythagorean Theorem; complete...
G.GPE.4 Use coordinates to prove simple geometric theorems algebraically. For example, prove or disprove...

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