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Trigonometric function

From the AMSI ‘The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES)' project. This module is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic trigonometric functions. There are sections on the content knowledge, exercises and examples on how to present and explain the concepts to students.

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Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Content knowledge, Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords Angles, Angle, Tangent, Cosine, Sine, Unit circle, Quadrant, Coordinate plane

Curriculum alignment

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

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

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