NZ Level 6 (NZC) Level 1 (NCEA)
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PYTHAG - Pythagorean Triads

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Using your knowledge of common Pythagorean triples or otherwise, is $\left(15,8,17\right)$(15,8,17) a Pythagorean triple?

Yes

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No

B

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Peter knows the two smallest numbers in a Pythagorean triad, which are $3$3 and $4$4. What number, $c$c, does Peter need to complete the triad?

If $3$3 and $4$4 are the two smallest values in a Pythagorean triple, what is the largest value, $c$c, in the triple?

Outcomes

GM6-6

Use trigonometric ratios and Pythagoras’ theorem in two and three dimensions

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Apply geometric reasoning in solving problems

91032

Apply right-angled triangles in solving measurement problems

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