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1. hi everyone, so in case you were all wondering I get these maths questions from the 13+ westminster school website. And most of the questions i cannot do my problem is that i cannot understand these kinds of questions, i only understand the gcse syllabus, not this kind of stuff. These are the questions that i absolutely detest when it comes to maths...
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2. (Original post by User23)
hi everyone, so in case you were all wondering I get these maths questions from the 13+ westminster school website. And most of the questions i cannot do my problem is that i cannot understand these kinds of questions, i only understand the gcse syllabus, not this kind of stuff. These are the questions that i absolutely detest when it comes to maths...
Hints:

6.
a) Similar triangles
or
b) Try to view it as a pair of simultaneous equations (you need x-y coords for this)

14. Label the unknown lengths then apply Pythag's theorem repeatedly.

Both of these problems are of the form "make an equation, solve an equation" i.e. you need to use the information given to make an equation involving the unknown thing that you want, then you have to solve the equation. This is a very common pattern in maths problems.
3. (Original post by User23)
hi everyone, so in case you were all wondering I get these maths questions from the 13+ westminster school website. And most of the questions i cannot do my problem is that i cannot understand these kinds of questions, i only understand the gcse syllabus, not this kind of stuff. These are the questions that i absolutely detest when it comes to maths...
How much of the questions do you understand so far?
4. (Original post by SeanFM)
How much of the questions do you understand so far?
like 1 :/
5. (Original post by User23)
like 1 :/
Okey dokey, no problem

Which one is it? And what are your workings so far?

Edit: I see atsruser has given hints already so I won't jump in
6. (Original post by SeanFM)
Okey dokey, no problem

Which one is it? And what are your workings so far?
shall i show you the one i acc understand?
7. (Original post by User23)
shall i show you the one i acc understand?

And have a look at atsruser's hints if you're stuck.
8. (Original post by SeanFM)

And have a look at atsruser's hints if you're stuck.
ok i will do thank you x i will send an attachment in about 10 mins or so

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