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Are these shapes congruent?
Students use a digital tool to determine if two shapes are congruent.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Purpose||Student task, Home practice tasks|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation, Concrete Representational Abstract model|
|Strand and focus||Space|
|Topics||Angles and geometric reasoning|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Identify the conditions for congruence and similarity of triangles and explain the conditions for other sets of common shapes to be congruent or similar, including those formed by transformations
Establish properties of quadrilaterals using congruent triangles and angle properties, and solve related problems explaining reasoning
Understanding geometric properties (P6, P7)
Proportional thinking (P6)
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