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Trigonometrical functions (Years 10 and 10a)
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project is for teachers who wish to consolidate and extend their content knowledge on the topic of trigonometry. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 10, Year 10A|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||Trigonometry, ratio, sine, cosine, tangent, surd, function, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Geometry|
|Topics||Pythagoras and trigonometry|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMMG273 Establish the sine, cosine and area rules for any triangle and solve related problems
ACMMG274 Use the unit circle to define trigonometric functions, and graph them with and without the use of digital technologies
ACMMG276 Apply Pythagoras’ Theorem and trigonometry to solving three-dimensional problems in right-angled triangles
ACMMG275 Solve simple trigonometric equations
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