This video is a quick reminder of combined Pythagoras & SohCahToa questions for GCSE maths, and is aimed at around grade 5.

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Download a copy of the questions here: QT Pythagoras & SohCahToa – Combined

Download a copy of the written answers here: QT Pythagoras & SohCahToa – Combined ANSWERS

Here’s the questions (without drawings):

1. The diagram shows two right angled triangles. Work out the size of angle x, giving your answer correct to 3 significant figures. (3 marks)

2. The diagram shows two right angled triangles. Work out the value of x. Give your answer correct to 1 decimal place. (3 marks)

3. The diagram shows two right angled triangles. Work out the value of side x. Give your answer correct to 1 decimal place. (3 marks)

4. ABCD is a kite. Find the length AD. Give your answer to 3 significant figures. (3 marks)

5. The diagram shows a swimming pool water slide AD, with a supporting metal line DB and ladder DC. The angle of the slide is 32o, points ABC are in a straight line on the ground, DC is vertical.

(a) Work out the height of ladder DC in metres. Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures. (2 marks)

(b) Work out the length of the water slide AD. Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures. (2 marks)

(c) Work out the size of the angle of elevation of D from B. Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures. (2 marks)

6. The diagram shows two right angled triangles.

Length AB = length BC

Work out the value of side x.

Give your answer correct to 1 decimal place. (3 marks)

Here’s the timestamp:

0:00 Intro

0:30 Q1

4:46 Q2

7:55 Q3

11:20 Q4

15:20 Q5

21:18 Q6

I hope the video helps and please do leave a comment – thanks!

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Questions on combined Pythagoras and SohCahToa are usually calculator, around 2 – 4 marks, and appear in all the main GCSE exam boards – Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Educas. The topic is quite useful and has many practical applications from architecture to design ….

**Top Tips!**

- With combined Pythagoras and SohCahToa questions, always work methodically and show your working
- Check your calculations
- Is it a reasonable answer?

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Combined Pythagoras & SohCahToa – GCSE Maths Questions

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