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Trigonometry and road sign design

This task on trigonometry asks students to consider angles identified by road signs.

A series of questions is posed relating to angles along with justifications for a response.

Students must use trigonometry when designing their road sign and use trigonometric proofs to justify their decisions.

Source: AAMT

Stage: Level 9 to 10

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Proficiency

  • Understanding
  • Fluency

HITS

  • Structuring lessons

Cross-curricular

  • NA

Audience

  • Teachers

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Teach
  • Assess

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