Reading Formulas can make or break how a student comprehends their formula when alone - outside the presence of the teacher, instructor, tutor, or parent. Formula for Area of Circle: A = π * r^2 Ineffective ways to read the area of a circle formula are as follows: Area is π times the radius squared. Area is π times the radius of the circle squared. Area of a circle is π times the radius squared. A equals π times r squared. >>>> Why are these ways NOT effective ways to read this formula? <<<<< 1. Students will recall and repeat what they hear their educators say. 2. If students recall letters (A) versus words (Area of a Circle) they will not realize the connection with word problems. 3. Half way reading the formula (radius versus radius of a circle) creates empty pockets or disconnects in... read more