Triangles come up a lot in GCSE mathematics. And there are a variety of different methods that can be applied to questions. If you are given a triangle with a missing side or angle, there are four different methods that you can use to find the missing information (bold means… Continue reading Triangles in GCSE Maths

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## Easy as Py – a guide to Pythagoras’ Theorem

a2 + b2 = c2.That’s Pythagoras’ theorem. What it says is that in a right-angled triangle, the sum of the squares of the two smaller sides equal the square of the longest side (or hypotenuse).From my experience, most GCSE students understand what Pythagoras’ theorem is, but when it comes to… Continue reading Easy as Py – a guide to Pythagoras’ Theorem