• Mathematics
  • Year 8

Measurement & Pythagoras' Theorem

approx. 12 hrs

3 topics

21 concepts

Boost your knowledge of Measurement and Pythagoras' theorem and improve your results.

Available in
NSW

Overview

This learning program covers the Measurement and Geometry component of the NSW Mathematics K-10 curriculum. We teach students the formulae to calculate the volume of rectangular prisms and cylinders, convert between units of length and area, and how to calculate the hypotenuse and/or shorter side of right angled triangles.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 3 topics, broken down into 21 concepts.

  • Discovering Pythagoras' Theorem 7 concepts

    1. Identify a surd as an irrational number

    2. Identify a Pythagorean triad

    3. Discover and use Pythagoras' theorem to establish whether a triangle has a right angle

    4. Solve a variety of practical problems involving Pythagoras' theorem, giving exact answers (ie as surds where appropriate)

    5. Use Pythagoras' theorem to find the length of an unknown side in a right-angled triangle

    6. Solve a variety of practical problems involving Pythagoras' theorem

    7. Use Pythagoras' theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse side in a right-angled triangle

  • Area of Special Quadrilaterals and Circles 7 concepts

    1. Finding the area of a circle or sector using approximations of pi

    2. Develop and use the formulas to find the area of rhombus/ kites

    3. Develop and use the formula to find the area of trapeziums

    4. Identify a trapezium, rhombus or kite in different orientations

    5. Develop and use the formula to find the area of circles

    6. Calculate the areas of composite figures by dissection into triangles, special quadrilaterals, quadrants, semicircles and sectors

    7. Find the areas of quadrants, semicircles and sectors

  • Volume of Prisms and Cylinders 7 concepts

    1. Draw representations of prisms from different views

    2. Identify and draw the cross-sections of different prisms

    3. Find the volumes of composite solids involving prisms and cylinders

    4. Convert between metric units of volume

    5. Develop and use the formula for the volume of right prisms and find the capacity

    6. Develop and use the formula for the volume of cylinders and find the capacity

    7. Convert between metric units of volume and capacity

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

An Expert Tutor

  • We match you to a private, expert tutor who is right for your needs and goals
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  • During each session, your tutor guides you through your learning program, providing real-time, live expert tutoring in Measurement & Pythagoras' Theorem

Reporting

  • Access information at every stage showing what's been mastered, what areas need to be worked on and what's next
  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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