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Finding side lengths of triangles
A series of tasks to help students understand the basics of the Pythagorean theorem,which describes the relationship between the side lengths of right-angled triangles.
|Year level(s)||Year 9|
|Purpose||Student task, Home practice tasks|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Worked examples|
|Strand and focus||Space|
|Topics||Angles and geometric reasoning|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve spatial problems, applying angle properties, scale, similarity, Pythagoras' theorem and trigonometry in right-angled triangles
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)
Proportional thinking (P7)
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