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Solving problems with trigonometry
In this lesson, students apply the concepts of trigonometry to two different situations. In each of these situations, students are making sense of problems before they use trigonometry to solve the problem.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Purpose||Content knowledge, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||Angles, Angle, Tangent, Cosine, Sine, Unit circle, Quadrant, Coordinate plane|
|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
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Understanding units of measurement (P10)
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