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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.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||Pythagoras, Square root, Square, Right-angle, Triangle, Theorem|
|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
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)
Multiplicative strategies (P9)
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