# Mathematics / Year 8 / Number and Algebra / Real numbers

Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate the concept of irrational numbers, including π (ACMNA186)

Elaborations
• understanding that the real number system includes irrational numbers
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Irrational numbers

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