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Pythagorean Theorem and irrational numbers

A series of lessons and activities that includes an introduction and exploration of the Pythagorean Theorem and its applications. Part of the Illustrative Math curriculum from GeoGebra.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords Pythagoras, Square root, Square, Right-angle, Triangle, Theorem

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Space
Topics Angles and geometric reasoning
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Use Pythagoras' theorem to solve problems involving the side lengths of right-angled triangles

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)
Multiplicative strategies (P9)

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