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Mathematics / Year 10 / Measurement and Geometry / Geometric reasoning

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Curriculum content descriptions

Apply logical reasoning, including the use of congruence and similarity, to proofs and numerical exercises involving plane shapes (ACMMG244)

  • distinguishing between a practical demonstration and a proof (for example demonstrating triangles are congruent by placing them on top of each other, as compared to using congruence tests to establish that triangles are congruent)
  • performing a sequence of steps to determine an unknown angle giving a justification in moving from one step to the next.
  • communicating a proof using a sequence of logically connected statements
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Shapes (Geometry),  Reasoning,  Congruence (Geometry),  Mathematical proofs,  Similarity (Geometry)


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