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# Mathematics / Year 7 / Measurement and Geometry / Geometric reasoning

Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate conditions for two lines to be parallel and solve simple numerical problems using reasoning (ACMMG164)

Elaborations
• constructing parallel and perpendicular lines using their properties, a pair of compasses and a ruler, and dynamic geometry software
• defining and identifying the relationships between altenate, corresponding and co-interior angles for a pair of parallel lines cut by a transversal
General capabilities
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Parallel lines

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