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This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of coordinate geometry, including how to find the length, mid-point, gradient and equation of a line. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 8, Year 9|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||coordinate, length, gradient, mid-point, equation, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Algebra|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Graph linear relations on the Cartesian plane using digital tools where appropriate; solve linear equations and one-variable inequalities using graphical and algebraic techniques; verify solutions by substitution
Find the gradient of a line segment, the midpoint of the line interval and the distance between 2 distinct points on the Cartesian plane
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7, P9)
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