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Investigate Pythagoras’ Theorem and its application to solving simple problems involving right angled triangles (ACMMG222)

Elaborations
  • understanding that Pythagoras' Theorem is a useful tool in determining unknown lengths in right-angled triangles and has widespread applications
  • recognising that right-angled triangle calculations may generate results that can be integers, fractions or irrational numbers
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
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Pythagoras theorem

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