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Pythagoras’ theorem (Years 9 and 10)

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 Pythagoras' theorem and using it to find the length of sides. 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.

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Year level(s) Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords Pythagoras, triangle, right-angle, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Geometry
Topics Angles and geometric reasoning, Pythagoras and trigonometry
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG222 Investigate Pythagoras’ Theorem and its application to solving simple problems involving right angled triangles

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