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Three points on a circle
The lesson aims to challenge and extend students' understanding of the equation of a circle. Students work collaboratively, following guided questions to explore the relationships between the coefficients of a quadratic equation. The lesson is aimed to challenge students' thinking, encouraging them to explore and deepen their conceptual understanding. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.
|Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation
|circle, coordinates, gradients, equation of a circle, simultaneous equations
|Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
|Strand and focus
|Space, Measurement, Algebra, Apply understanding, Build understanding
|Algebraic expressions, Angles and geometric reasoning
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Recognise the connection between algebraic and graphical representations of exponential relations and solve related exponential equations, using digital tools where appropriate
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