SOHCAHTOA - 5 lessons
A series of 5 lessons from introducing SOHCAHTOA to looking at real life questions and problem solving. Includes a skills check homework.

Lesson 1
Limitations of Pythagoras' Theorem
Labelling the triangle
Understanding what SOHCAHTOA stands for
Deciding which ratio to use
The formula triangles
Typing into a calculator
Creating a poster

Lesson 2
Careers that use trigonometry
Examples of finding the missing side (including multiplication and division)
Worksheet on finding the missing side
Extension - what do you notice..
Exam style questions

Lesson 4 - Mixture of Pythagoras and SOHCAHTOA
Complete the sentences
Pythagoras and SOHCAHTOA worksheet
Extension question
Solutions
Is this possible?

Lesson 5 - Real life SOHCAHTOA
What maths? (including youtube video link)
Examples
Extension
Solutions
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  • Lesson-1---Labelling-the-triangle.pdf
  • Lesson-2---Finding-the-missing-side.pdf
  • Lesson-3---Finding-missing-angles-exam-questions-extension.pdf
  • Lesson-3---Finding-the-missing-angle.pdf
  • Lesson-4---Complete-the-sentences.pdf
  • Lesson-4---Pythagoras-vs.-SOHCAHTOA.pdf
  • Lesson-5---Real-life-problems.pdf
  • Skills-check-homework-solutions.pdf
  • Skills-check-homework.pdf
  • SOHCAHTOA-series-of-lessons.notebook

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Created: Sep 25, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

Activity

pdf, 79 KB

Lesson-1---Labelling-the-triangle

Worksheet

pdf, 207 KB

Lesson-2---Finding-the-missing-side

Worksheet

pdf, 291 KB

Lesson-3---Finding-missing-angles-exam-questions-extension

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