# Find Circumferences of Circles Using Their Radii (2)

In this worksheet, students use formulae to calculate the circumferences of circles given their radii.

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Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   2D Shapes: Circles, Angles and Bearings

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#### Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about finding the circumferences of circles.

The circumference of a circle is its perimeter or the distance around its edge.

You must learn these two important formulae for a circle of radius, r or diameter, d:

Circumference of a circle = 2πr

Circumference of a circle = πd

Example 1

Find the circumference of a circle of radius 6 cm.

Circumference = 2 × π × r = 2 × π × 6 = 12 × π = 37.7 cm  (1 dp)

Example 2

Find the circumference of a circle of diameter 6 cm.

Circumference = π × d = π × 6 = 18.8 cm  (1 dp)

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