This video is a quick reminder of area of compound shapes for GCSE maths, and is aimed at around grade 3.
– stop the video
– work through the question
– compare your solution
I hope the video helps and please leave a comment – thanks!
Here’s a copy of the questions:
Here’s a copy of the written answers:
Questions on circles are fairly popular for GCSE maths, and appear on all the main examination boards such as Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Educas.
- Read the question thoroughly
- Work methodically
- Leave plenty of space for calculations 🙂
- Be careful with diameter and radius – you might need to change the value depending upon the formula used
- Don’t forget
- Area = πr²
- Circumference (perimeter) = πD
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