Pythagoras, Trigonometry and Vectors

Prior learning: Year 9 Summer 1

Topic Foundation Higher
Pythagoras, Trigonometry and Vectors

Exemplification questions

Know and use Pythagoras’ Theorem

Find distances between points

Use trigonometric ratios to find missing sides and angles

Know the exact values of sin, cos and tan for certain sizes of angle

Write column vectors

Add, subtract and find multiples of column vectors

Use Pythagoras’ Theorem and trigonometric ratios in 3D shapes

Use the sine and cosine rules

Use the sine formula for the area of a triangle

Calculate with vectors and use them in geometric proofs