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Identifying trig ratios

This activity presents a series of right-angled triangles and asks students to enter a specific ratio.

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Year level(s) Year 9
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Feedback
Keywords Pythagoras, Hypotenuse, Adjacent, Opposite, Tangent, Cosine, Sine, Angle, Ratio, Similar, Trigonometry, Right-angled triangle

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Space
Topics Pythagoras and trigonometry
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Apply the enlargement transformation to shapes and objects using dynamic geometry software as appropriate; identify and explain aspects that remain the same and those that change


Solve spatial problems, applying angle properties, scale, similarity, Pythagoras' theorem and trigonometry in right-angled triangles

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

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