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Height and distance

This resource demonstrates the meaning of angles of elevation and depression. There are examples and annotated questions for students to practise using trigonometry.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords Angle, Length, Height, Tangent, Cosine, Sine, Trigonometry, Depression, Elevation

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking
Strand and focus Space
Topics Pythagoras and trigonometry
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Solve practical problems applying Pythagoras' theorem and trigonometry of right-angled triangles, including problems involving direction and angles of elevation and depression

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)

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